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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1994
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Dave Hall is a North Carolina waterfowl hunter and special agent for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. His father taught him to be an ethical hunter and follow the rules, in order to preserve the future of duck hunting.
At one time, market hunting was an acceptable practice because natural resources seemed to be unlimited. Now we know that there is a limit. To be good stewards, hunters and other outdoor recreationists must promote respect and awareness.
The line between outdoor recreation and conservation is complicated. Fly-fishing and bird hunting are popular outdoor activities in North Carolina, but one should remember that they have an impact on natural resources.
Turkey meals during the holiday season are an American tradition. However, society should consider the ethics behind the death of turkeys and other animals.