Ep. 353: How to be a Conservationist in a Post-Pandemic World with Hal Herring

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Today on the show I’m joined by conservation writer and Backcountry Hunters & Anglers podcast host Hal Herring to explore how to be a conservationist in a post-pandemic world.

Topics discussed:

  • When Hal knew he had to tackle conservation and advocacy as his life’s work
  • Early inspirations
  • How to channel anger and frustration with anti-environment/public land acts
  • How to filter all of the information and misinformation when trying to learn about possible threats to wildlife or wild places
  • Resources for unvarnished truth related to wildlife and wild places
  • How to achieve an informed and relatively unbiased opinion
  • How to get politicians to actually listen to hunters and anglers
  • Do hunters and anglers still have the stomach to fight for our resources?
  • How will COVID-19 impact conservation efforts
  • How/when should we begin to push for conservation wins amidst the pandemic
  • What to consider leading up to the vote in 2020

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