Staffing

Staffing levels for R&R efforts varied by state and U.S. region. States in the Southeast reported a total of more than ten full-time (FT) and more than four part-time (PT) staff specifically dedicated to hunter R&R efforts; states in the Midwest reported nine full-time and more than five part-time staff specifically dedicated to hunter R&R efforts; states in the West reported having six full-time and four part-time staff specifically dedicated to hunter R&R efforts; and states in the Northeast reported having two full-time R&R staff.

Four NGOs reported employing a total of five full-time and more than four part-time staff who are specifically dedicated to hunter recruitment and retention.