Hunter Recruitment and Retention
Hunter recruitment and retention is an important issue for anyone concerned about wildlife management and the future of our hunting heritage.
Hunter recruitment occurs when a person develops a personal/cultural identity as a hunter. This takes time, and it happens as a person moves from an interest in hunting to a trial stage, and then continuation.
Hunter retention means that a person maintains a personal/cultural identity as a hunter.
IHEA invites you to learn more by studying the articles and papers linked on this page.
A Final Report/Handbook to the National Shooting Sports Foundation and the International Hunter Education Association - Submitted by: Jim Wentz and Phil Seng. June 2000