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Recruit, Retain and Reactivate

R3 refers to the Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation of hunters, anglers, trappers and shooting sports participants. The DNR is developing strategic plans and implementing known strategies that result in new hunters, anglers and trappers to react to declines in the number of participants and proactively address impending declines.

Learn more about R3 and find additional resources to help with your efforts.

Apply for grants to help with R3 efforts in your community.

Explore DNR programs designed to increase recruitment, retention and reactivation.

Recruit, Retain and Reactivate

Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation is an important issue for anyone concerned about wildlife management, conservation and the future of Wisconsin's outdoor heritage.

Critical to success is engaging current participants as mentors. Learn more about hunting, fishing and trapper mentor programs.