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Today we discuss diversity in hunting with Eric Morris, an avid hunter, fisherman, and all-around outdoorsman. Eric’s goal is to close the gap between communities and access through education, written media projects, and hands-on hunting, shooting, and other outdoor experiences.

As hunting seasons begin, you may be wondering how regulated hunting contributes to conservation, the mission of the Service, and if it’s a sustainable practice. Learn more about how hunting aides in conservation efforts and provides an outlet for people to spend time in nature.

Two studies funded through Hurricane Sandy relief aid are helping land managers understand the importance of local nesting habitat within the broader range of the piping plover, which is on the Federal Threatened and Endangered Species List.