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U. S. Federal Report Says Hunter Volunteers Are Ideal ‘Citizen Wildlife Managers’ For National Park Game-Culling Operations

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#1 Wendell

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Posted 13 April 2016 - 09:47 AM

Despite the National Park Service (NPS)' long-standing position against using volunteers, the March 2016 report on the Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) in Colorado and Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) in North Dakota elk reductions lauds the use of volunteers as “cost effective” and “potentially applicable to other overabundant ungulate situations within the National Park System,” including for eastern whitetail deer reduction. In addition to the economic benefits, the report says that despite initial reservations, both parks’ personnel considered the volunteers as valuable assets, ultimately finding they were their most vocal supporters. They provided positive feedback to the media regarding the professionalism of both operations while providing valuable labor and a positive alternative to traditional hunting. As noted in the report, one NPS staff member dubbed the volunteers “park ambassadors” while others commented on the many positive aspects of using “citizen wildlife managers. “At RMNP, many of the participants now volunteer for park projects other than culling operations.

http://www.americanhunter.org/articles/2016/4/12/federal-report-says-hunter-volunteers-are-ideal-citizen-wildlife-managers-for-national-park-game-culling-operations/


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Posted 13 April 2016 - 01:08 PM

nice and concur


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