The Wisconsin state legislature is considering a bill that would lower the legal hunting age from 12 to 8. The goal is to boost a sport declining in popularity. For some communities, hunting remains an integral part of daily life.
Richard Stedman, professor of rural sociology at Pennsylvania State University
Christine Thomas dean of the College of Natural Resources at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; founder of Becoming an Outdoors Woman, a program which offers women workshops on outdoor recreation, including hunting and angling
George Meyer, executive director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation; former secretary of Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources
Christian Diehm, professor of environmental philosophy at University of Wisconsin