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MorganRichardsonWildlife

  1. 1. Wildlife BenefitsTHE VALUE OF INTEGRATINGFOREST & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
  2. 2. Benefits of Wildlife Management Program Annual Income from Hunting Leases Other Hunting Lease Benefits Financial Assistance for Forest Management Increase the Value of Your Forestland
  3. 3. Increased Land Value Benefits of Wildlife Management Program Land Sales – Wildlife Premium  Diversity & SMZ’s  Quality Deer Management Program Positive Return For Habitat Improvements  Pond  Game Proof Fence TIMO - Appraised Value
  4. 4. Financial Assistance for Forest Landowners Benefits of Wildlife Management Program NRCS – Farm Bill  Conservation Stewardship Program  Environmental Quality Incentive Program  Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service  Private Stewardship Grants Program  Threatened & Endangered Species  Candidate Species
  5. 5. Hunting Lease Provide Multiple Benefits Annual Rental Income Other Benefits  Insurance  Protect Forestland  Road & Boundary Maintenance  Property Improvements
  6. 6. Full Benefit of a Hunting lease Require Active Management on the Part of the Landowner Expectations Should Be Clearly Understood by Both Parties Need to be Part of the Lease Agreement Written Permission for Any Improvements
  7. 7. Wildlife BenefitsThe Value of Integrating Forest & Wildlife Management Hunting Lease Income
  8. 8. Hunter Numbers Resident Hunters340320300280260240220200 1991 1996 2001 2006 2011 Resident Hunters (Thousands)
  9. 9. Hunting Lease Customers 1 in 3 Arkansas Hunters is a member of a hunting lease Average Lease Dues $500 25% average annual expenditure
  10. 10. Key Demographics 87% male Median age 40 Median household income $45,000 Median Travel Distance 25 miles
  11. 11. Loyal Customer 90% club members renew their membership annually Median Tenure 10 years
  12. 12. Most Are Deer Hunters 100 90 80 70 60 Deer% 50 Turkey 40 Small Game 30 20 10 0 Huntclub Members All Hunters
  13. 13. Deer Hunting Methods  98% Modern Gun  40% Muzzleloader  40% Archery Hunt
  14. 14. Deer Management Preferences 17% Trophy Management 67% QDM 16% Traditional
  15. 15. Hunting Lease Market 60 50 40% 30 20 10 0 Public Industry/Corporate Private Public Hunting Leased Friends & Family Closed to Hunting
  16. 16. Trends In Hunting Lease Rates $8.00 $7.00 Southeast Average $6.00 ($/Acre) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2001-2012 Hunting Lease Price Surveys. The Wildlife Company
  17. 17. Trends In Hunting Lease Rates $6.50 $6.00 $5.50 $5.00 Adjusted for $4.50 Inflation $/acre $4.00 $3.50 $3.00 $2.50 $2.00 2001-2012 Hunting Lease Price Surveys. The Wildlife Company
  18. 18. Arkansas Hunting Lease Rates $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2001-2012 Hunting Lease Price Surveys. The Wildlife Company
  19. 19. Key Market Statistics Arkansas Southeast USA 9.8 Hunters/mi2  7.8 Hunters/mi2 Buck Harvest  Buck Harvest  3.7 bucks/mi2  3.3 bucks/mi2  1.8 mature bucks/mi 2  1.2 mature bucks/mi2 Average Lease Fee  Average Lease Fee $4.50/acre $6.50/acre
  20. 20. Regional Differences In Lease Fees Strong demand for hunting leases Arkansas has good hunting quality Household Income  Arkansas $45,000 Median Household Income  Southeast $55,000 Median Household Income
  21. 21. Hunting Lease Market Conclusions Strong Demand for Hunting Leases Deer Hunting Drives Hunting Lease Market Demand for QDM
  22. 22. Questions?

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