Georgia R3 Initiative
The Georgia Wildlife Federation is working to secure the future of wildlife conservation and our hunting heritage by recruiting, retaining, and reactivating (R3) hunters. The Georgia R3 Initiative is a cooperative effort between Georgia Wildlife Federation, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division, National Wild Turkey Federation, Quality Deer Management Association, and Safari Club International. The goals of this initiative are to 1) to increase participation in hunting and shooting sports as they relate to hunting and 2) to increase societal acceptance and support of hunting and shooting sports. The suggested strategies and actions to accomplish these goals are defined in the Georgia Hunting Action Plan.
We just finished summarizing results from the first couple of semesters of Academics Afield, a GWF program that introduces college students to hunting and shooting developed in partnership with NSSF’s +ONE Movement. Here are some of the highlights. Hosted ten...read more
Covington, GA – GWF is expanding our Academics Afield program to Georgia Southern University thanks to continued support from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. “Georgia Southern is a perfect fit for Academics Afield with the Shooting Sports Education Center...read more