50 years of New York's pioneer program

Jones, Wayne
October 1998
New York State Conservationist;Oct98, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p12
Relates the achievements of the Hunter Education Program launched by the state of New York fifty years ago. Implementation of a gun safety course for young hunters by the Conservation Council and the National Rifle Association; Implementation of taxes for hunting equipment; Percent decline of hunting injury rates since 1967; Change of name from Hunter Training Program to Sportsman Education Program.


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