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Fri., March 9, 2012, 7:03 a.m.

Hunters post a sign of the times

Making a point about hunters, birdwatchers and wetlands conservation. (Courtesy photo)
Making a point about hunters, birdwatchers and wetlands conservation. (Courtesy photo)

CONSERVATION -- Behind the words on the sign is a tradition of hunters and anglers paying billions of dollars in license fees, federal duck stamp fees and excise taxes on their hunting and fishing equipment to fund wildlife conservation efforts.

Most other recreation groups contribute little or nothing in comparison.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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