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Kansas officials concerned about drop in young hunters


September 29, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas wildlife officials are working on plans to stop a continuing drop in the number of young people who are interested in hunting, in part because the decline could lead to fewer dollars for conservation.

For years, Kansas encouraged young hunters by conducting guided hunts. But those classes are losing participants for a variety of reasons, including more entertainment options, more Kansas children living in cities and a lack of public hunting land, Kansas News Service reported .

"We're at that point where it's like, hey, the bells and whistles are going off," said...

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