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Response to vkkv (Reply #31)

Fri Dec 26, 2014, 11:57 AM

41. As hunting declines, farmers are clearing more land for crops

Hunting gives an economic incentive for farmers to leave land fallow, benefiting wildlife.

Reduce the money hunters are putting into conservation programs, and you see forests clearcut and grasslands plowed up for corn and soy.

I get to see it every year: farmers expanding their fields every spring with chainsaws and bulldozers, and burning the brushpiles every fall

"Fortunately" indeed, if your goal is to wipe out the remaining wildlife we have

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