Hunting IS Conservation – Paid for by Hunters

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Habitat, research and wildlife law enforcement work are all paid for by hunters. It helps hunted species, as well as countless non-hunted species.

Hunters Generate
$0 Million
Through licenses and fees

Through state licenses and fees, hunters pay $796 million a year for conservation programs.

Per Year, Hunters Add
$0 Million
Through Donations

Through donations to groups like RMEF, hunters graciously add $440 million a year to conservation efforts.

Hunters Requested
Tax on Guns/Ammo/Archery

In 1937, hunters actually requested an 11% tax on guns, ammo, bows and arrows to help fund conservation.

The Tax Generates
$0 Million
Per Year for Conseration

That tax generates $371 million a year for conservation.

Per Year, Hunters Add
$0 Billion
Through Taxes

So far, the tax has raised more than $8 billion for wildlife conservation.

Hunters Pay More Than
0.6 Billion
Per Year for Conservation

All-together, hunters pay more than $1.6 billion a year for conservation programs. No one gives more than hunters!

U.S. Sportsmen Contribute
$0 Million
Every Day to Conservation

Every single day U.S. sportsmen contribute $8 million to conservation.

Hunting Generates
$0 Billion
Annually In Retail Spending

Hunting funds conservation AND the economy, generating $38 billion a year in retail spending.