The Round Table

The Round Table

Get the resources and information you need to spread a positive message about our lifestyle.

Overview

More than $20 billion

has been contributed to conservation by sportsmen and women, since 1937.

Approximately 60% (US$3.3 billion) of the funding for state wildlife agencies the United States comes from hunters and fishers.

As of 2016, only 5% of the American population actually hunt. The figure in Australia is approximately half that at around 2.5%.

The population of wildlife in Zimbabwe increased by 300%

between 1984-2000 as a direct result of the reintroduction of legal hunting operations.
"Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field and take me some venison."
~ Genesis 27:3
Ep 3: An environmental scientist on hunting

In this I Am Hunter podcast we talk to Daniel Boniface, an environmental scientist, about public land hunting in Queensland and the damage from feral pests.

Ep 2: Hunting South Africa – can you handle the truth?

In this I Am Hunter podcast with professional hunter, Willem Gertenbach, we discuss the truth about hunting in South Africa and what it is really like, and why the western media has got it so wrong.

Africa

Can hunting aid Kenya’s economy post Covid?

In 1977, Kenya banned trophy hunting and pinned its economic hopes on tourism, believing photographic tourism to be more sustainable in the long run than hunting tourism. Enter 2020 and a global pandemic that hasn’t just impacted the health of millions of people around the world; it has also decimated the tourism industry. Kenyan based conservation scientist Dennis Ombaki believes there should be a place for well regulated hunting to help Kenya rebuild and provide much-needed economic aid to Africa post Covid-19. 

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Some Resources

The State Conservation Machine

Includes information on the positive benefits that hunting and fishing has on the resources available to state wildlife agencies in the United States.
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‘Redneck, Barbaric, Cashed up Bogan? I Don’t Think So’: Hunting and Nature in Australia

A look into the motivations and values of Australian hunters as well as the ways in which hunting connects us to nature.
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Firearm homicide in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand: What can we learn from long-term international comparisons?

Comparing the experience of New Zealand, Canada and Australia to gain insight into the effect of firearm legislation on gun violence.
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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

Using scientific research and active management the United States and Canada have worked together to implement one of the world's most successful models of conservation.
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Economic impact of recreational hunting in NSW

A look into the motivations and values of Australian hunters as well as the ways in which hunting connects us to nature.
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Into the wild

Categories

From tutorials and product reviews to resources and statistics, you’ll find everything you need to improve your chances out in the field and spread a positive message about our lifestyle.