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Posted on October 5, 2001
President Theodore Roosevelt, arguably America`s
first prominent conservationist, knew first hand of the advantages
regulated hunting and conservation bring to wildlife. During the late
1800s, Roosevelt saw animal numbers deteriorate because of human
encroachment and over-hunting driven by unregulated meat and fur
markets. As President, Roosevelt, an NRA life member, began creating
government programs aimed at restoring game populations to healthy
Most lawmakers understand the undisputable
benefits that conservation and regulated hunting bring to wildlife,
and many pieces of legislation have come about over the years to keep
pace with the changing times and habitat conditions.
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