A new report by the Wisconsin Policy Forum says the number of deer hunting licenses sold in Wisconsin has dropped by about 6 percent in the last two decades. Fewer hunters is sparking concerns about funding for the state’s conservation efforts…The decline in the number of hunters heading into Wisconsin’s woods is strongly tied to the aging of the baby boom generation, according to Keith Warnke, who heads up recruitment for the Wisconsin DNR. “As baby boomers get older and age out of hunting participation, the number of hunters is going to go down a little bit,” he said.

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