James S. Durell

A Brief Study Of Hunters And The Owners Of The Land On Which They Hunt

For 20 years or more, there has been concern about increasing hunting pressure and decreasing hunting land. The U. S. Department of Agriculture has attempted to lessen this problem and decrease surpluses of farm products at the same time by subsidizing conversion of agricultural land to recreation land. Recreation is booming. Boaters, fishermen and water skiiers are crowding lakes faster than the Corps of Engineers can build them. New bowling alleys were built in nearly every town of any size, and cowpastures are being turned into golf courses every month. Hunters, though, are...