Pass It On

Sponsoring Agency or Organization

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

Contact: Mike Miller

Email: mikegm@wp.state.ks.us

Phone: 620-672-0765

Program details

Pass It On is a program designed to reverse the declining trend in Kansas hunter numbers through recruitment and retention efforts, including outdoor skills training, hunting access, special hunts and education and awareness.

Planning and Evaluation

Program objectives:

  • To provide as many young people with outdoor skills/hunting opportunities as possible -- ultimately to sell more hunting licenses

Manual or Plan

This program has a manual or plan: No

Comments: A new, comprehensive plan is in progress.

Evaluation

This program is evaluated: No

Metrics used to measure success and evaluate this program:

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Program considerations and recommendations Comments, considerations and recommendations from the sponsoring organization

Critical elements to consider when planning this type of program: While full-time coordination staff is critical to success, the recruitment philosophy must be a part of every agency employee's duties. Public events must utilize local NGOs and community involvement.

Budget

Approximate cost to agency/organization to implement program: $65000.00

Approximate staff effort required to implement program: 1 partime coordinator/many idividual staff initiatives


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4-H
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National Wild Turkey Federation
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