Council Announces 2021 Virtual R3 Forum Registration

(Washington, D.C.) –  The Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports postponed the in-person National R3 Symposium until 2022 and is offering a virtual event in its place. The 2021 Virtual R3 Forum will occur on May 5th from 12 to 5 PM Eastern and registration is now open. The theme of the meeting is “Keeping the COVID Cohort.” With participation increases… Continue reading Council Announces 2021 Virtual R3 Forum Registration

Virtual R3 Forum Will Take Place of 2021 National R3 Symposium

(Washington, D.C.) – In order to ensure the health and safety of the R3 community, the Council to Advance to Hunting and the Shooting Sports (Council) has decided to postpone the in-person National R3 Symposium until 2022 and host another Virtual R3 Forum on May 5, 2021 in its place. Dates for the 2022 Symposium will be announced… Continue reading Virtual R3 Forum Will Take Place of 2021 National R3 Symposium

Dr. Steven Leath Selected as Next Council Executive Director

(Washington, D.C.) – The Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports is pleased to announce that Dr. Steven Leath will serve as the next Executive Director for the organization, beginning January 1, 2021.  Leath will serve as the third leader for the Council since its formation in 2009. The organization’s mission is to facilitate… Continue reading Dr. Steven Leath Selected as Next Council Executive Director

Council Adapts Plans for 2020 National R3 Symposium

Washington, D.C.) – This week, the Council to Advance to Hunting and the Shooting Sports (Council) made the difficult decision to reschedule the in-person National R3 Symposium to May, 2021. After careful monitoring of the changes brought on by the pandemic, surveying our attendees, and thoughtful conversation among the Council’s Board and partners, the decision was made to… Continue reading Council Adapts Plans for 2020 National R3 Symposium

Save the Date: 2020 National R3 Symposium – May 12-14, 2020 – Broken Arrow, OK

(Washington, D.C.) – This week, the Council to Advance to Hunting and the Shooting Sports (Council) officially announced plans for the 2020 National R3 Symposium to occur May 12-14, 2020 in Broken Arrow, OK. The first-ever National R3 Symposium occurred in May 2018 and resulted in a groundswell of national focus and efforts to increase the recruitment, retention, and reactivation… Continue reading Save the Date: 2020 National R3 Symposium – May 12-14, 2020 – Broken Arrow, OK

SCI Makes Grant To Council In Support Of Hunter Recruitment, Retention And Reactivation Program

On August 1, 2019, Safari Club International pledged a grant of $5,000 to the Council to Advance the Hunting and Shooting Sports (Council) to assist with the Council’s extremely effective work on R3 — the Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation of Hunters. SCI has been a staunch supporter of the Council and in 2018, SCI helped… Continue reading SCI Makes Grant To Council In Support Of Hunter Recruitment, Retention And Reactivation Program

SCI Makes Grant to Council in Support of Hunter Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation Program

On August 1, 2019, Safari Club International pledged a grant of $5,000 to the Council to Advance the Hunting and Shooting Sports (Council) to assist with the Council’s extremely effective work on R3 — the Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation of Hunters. SCI has been a staunch supporter of the Council, and in 2018, SCI helped sponsor… Continue reading SCI Makes Grant to Council in Support of Hunter Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation Program

Results from National R3 Symposium Released

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports released results from the first-ever National R3 Symposium. The document, released with the help of D.J. Case & Associates, highlights key takeaways from the Symposium which focused on resources and partnerships needed to secure the future of hunting, angling, target shooting, and… Continue reading Results from National R3 Symposium Released

First-Ever National R3 Symposium Creates Call to Action

(Washington, D.C.) – The first-ever National R3 Symposium held in Lincoln, Nebraska from May 21-23 hosted by the Council to Advance Hunting and Shooting Sports, went off with great support and created a call to action to state fish and wildlife agencies, outdoor recreation industries, conservation NGOs, and the entire R3 Community. More than 325… Continue reading First-Ever National R3 Symposium Creates Call to Action

LEADERS IN HUNTING AND SHOOTING SPORTS COMMUNITY SIGN R3 MOU

(Lincoln, Nebraska) – Today, during the meeting of the first-ever National R3 Symposium, leaders from the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports, Archery Trade Association, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and United States Fish and Wildlife Service signed a Memorandum of Understanding on recruitment, retention and reactivation of… Continue reading LEADERS IN HUNTING AND SHOOTING SPORTS COMMUNITY SIGN R3 MOU