R3 Coordinators

R3 – recruitment, retention and reactivation – is an ever-evolving process.

This webpage serves as a resource for the hunting and shooting sports R3 community. Hover over the icon in each state to find the name and email of that R3 coordinator. Use the filter on the map and the legend below to determine the state’s progress of stepping down the National Hunting and Shooting Sports Action Plan and tackling R3 at the state level. Click on the icons and view recent updates for each state. Find contact information for the R3 coordinators for national partners too.

 
Legend:  R3 Coordinator on Staff             Hosted an R3 Workshop             Wrote an R3 Plan 

                                               

 Cortney Schaefer             Dan Pieterse                          Trish Engel                                Josh Gold                          Hank Forester

               

Emily Beach                     Stephanie Hussey

 

Recent Updates

2018 Updates

August 20, 2018 – Georgia Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Communications Specialist 4. 

August 13, 2018 – Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is hiring an Aquatic Education Coordinator. 

August 7, 2018 – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Operations is hiring an R3 Program Coordinator. 

August 2, 2018 Georgia Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Hunting and Shooting Education Supervisor. 

July 30, 2018 – Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hiring a Communication and Engagement Coordinator.

July 13, 2018 – Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife is hiring a Hunter Education Volunteer Coordinator.

July 13, 2018 – Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife is hiring a Hunter Education and Outdoor Skills Specialist.

July 13, 2018 – Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is hiring an R3 position.

July 12, 2018 – Illinois Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Natural Resource Specialist 2. 

July 11, 2018 – California Department of Fish and Wildlife is hiring an R3/Marketing Specialist.

July 10, 2018 – Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hiring an Archery Education Coordinator.

June 26, 2018Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a Sales and Marketing Manager.

May 16, 2018 – Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is hiring a Hunting Heritage Program Manager

May 6, 2018 – Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is hiring a R3 coordinator

May 1, 2018 – Idaho Department of Fish and Game seeks Marketing Director

April 27, 2018 – Houston Safari Club Seeks Outdoor Educator

March 12, 2018New Mexico Department of Fish and Game is hiring for an R3 Manager

February 21, 2018Arkansas Game and Fish is hiring for Education Program Specialist

February 15, 2018 – Nebraska Game & Parks is hiring for an Outdoor Education Specialist 

February 7, 2018 – Alaska Department of Fish and Wildlife hosted an R3 Workshop

January 30, 2018 – National Wildlife Federation is hiring a Manager for the Artemis Program. 

January 30, 2018 – Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife and the National Wild Turkey Federation are hiring an R3 coordinator in Indiana. 

January 29, 2018 – West Virginia Department of Natural Resources will host an R3 workshop on Feb. 27- 28, 2018.

January 18, 2018 – The National R3 Symposium will be hosted on May 21-23, 2018.

January 3, 2018 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hiring an Information Program Specialist.

January 2, 2018 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 5  hosted an R3 Workshop for staff on Jan. 17, 2018.

January 2, 2018 – Alaska Department of Fish and Game will host an R3 workshop on Feb. 7, 2018.

January 2, 2018 National Wild Turkey Federation hiring 2 R3 Coordinators (Arizona/Ohio)

2017 Updates

December 22, 2017 Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the National Wildlife Turkey Federation are hiring an R3 coordinator for Ohio.

December 18, 2017 – Alaska Department of Fish and Wildlife hired an R3 coordinator.

December 15, 2017 – New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Agency hired an R3 coordinator.

November 21, 2017 Arizona Game and Fish Department is hiring a Social Science Marketing Planner.

November 17, 2017 National Wild Turkey Federation is hiring a Hunting Heritage Programs – Recruitment, Retention, Reactivation (R3) Manager

November 3, 2017 Massachusetts Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a Human Dimensions Project Lead.

November 3, 2017 Pennsylvania Game Commission is hiring a Marketing Specialist.

November 2, 2017 Pennsylvania Game Commission is hiring a Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist to focus on Hunter Outreach.

November 2, 2017 Colorado Parks and Wildlife Cameo Shooting and Education Complex Manager

October 31, 2017 Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hiring an Information and Education Deputy Administrator.

October 25, 2018 – Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will host a stakeholder meeting on Dec. 6, 2017.

October 15, 2017 – Iowa Department of Natural Resources will host a statewide R3 Summit on Nov. 7-8, 2017.

September 15, 2017 Arizona Game and Fish Department is hiring a Watchable Wildlife Coordinator to assist with R3 efforts.

September 3, 2017 – California Department of Fish and Wildlife seeking R3 Coordinator.

August 3, 2017 – Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife is seeking a hunter education specialist.

August 3, 2017 – Minnesota Department of Natural Resources seeks R3 Coordinator.

August 1, 2017- Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to host R3 Workshop in August 2017.

July 28, 2017- Alaska Department of Fish and Game to host R3 Workshop in February 2018.

July 17, 2017- Iowa Department of Natural Resources to host follow up R3 Workshop in November 2017.

July 5, 2017Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever hiring R3 positions in Iowa/Wisconsin

July 5, 2017National Wild Turkey Federation hiring R3 Coordinator in Wisconsin 

May 15, 2017Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hiring R3 coordinator.

May 12, 2017Georgia DNR is hiring a Communications Specialist 3.

May 12, 2017Pheasants Forever is hiring a Hunting Heritage Program Manager.

May 10, 2017Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and NWTF hiring Hunting and Shooting Sports R3 Coordinator.

May 5, 2017 – Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will host an R3 Workshop on July 25, 2017.

April 18, 2017  – Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources hosts R3 Workshop

March 15, 2017 – Utah Division of Wildlife Resources hosts R3 Workshop

March 13, 2017 – Illinois Hiring Hunter Recruitment Specialists

March 10, 2017 – R3/Archery Education Position Opens in California

March 1, 2017 – Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Seeking R3 Coordinator

February 1, 2017 – Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hosts R3 Workshop

Other Resources

Sample R3 Coordinator Job Descriptions