West Virginia Senate to consider Gun Training in School
As a parent, i think "Gun Saftey" is an important class. Unfortunately, my daughters will likely never go hunting with me, but they will take gun safety. I want to be sure that if a "friend" of their's shows them a gun, they know exactly what to do, and what not to do. using the class to promot hunting is great anyway, but i think the knowledge itself is priceless. you just never know where a gun will pop up, and the uninformed are the ones that get hurt.
A perk of majoring in wildlife biology in college is the plethora of hunting knowledge that you collect throughout your course load. One of the most important factors in whether an area can hold large quantities of animals or produce large antlers is forage.
Most universities, state schools and even community colleges offer basic botany courses and plant ID courses. Although it might not be feasable for the average middle age hunter to pay tuition and go back to college to learn hunting...