Gary San Julian knew it was a sign of the changing times. But how in the heck, he wondered, could someone in wildlife management be effective unless they knew something about hunting and hunters?
So, about a decade ago, the Penn State professor emeritus of wildlife resources started a hunting-immersion class called Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow.
One prerequisite for attending: You can’t own a hunting license.
Since then, about 40 young male and female wildlife management majors at Penn State have taken the course.