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EarthTalk – Are hunters really the biggest conservationists in America?

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Dear EarthTalk:

Are hunters really the biggest conservationists in America?

Joe W., Raleigh, NC

Hunters do play a large part in conservation efforts across the U.S. through their taxes, licenses and donations. In fact, the National Wildlife Refuge System itself was founded by a hunter: President Theodore Roosevelt. That being said, the mere act of hunting alone is not conservation.