The Nimrod Society
The Nimrod Society is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit foundation aimed at encouraging state and federal wildlife management and conservation agencies to adopt self-sustaining revenue models to fund ongoing, comprehensive media based education campaigns targeted at the general public.The Nimrod Society was formed in 2003 and refers to the biblical name of Nimrod, the founder of several ancient cities and known as “a mighty hunter before the Lord” (Genesis: 10:8-12). For more information, visit nimrodsociety.org
Partnership with Hillsdale College
The Nimrod Education Center will operate as part of Hillsdale College’s Natural Sciences Division and Biology Department. It will be led by the Nimrod Education Center Faculty Chair in Consumptive Sport Activities, soon to be appointed. The Center may also employ an academic faculty and administrative staff to conduct and oversee its activities.
Educational activities of the Nimrod Education Center will include:
- academic courses in the areas of wildlife management and consumptive sport
- continuing education programs, seminars, and conferences on wildlife management and consumptive sport
- scholarships for Hillsdale College students with experience or seeking experience in the consumptive sporting activities of hunting and fishing
- grants to other educational and tax-exempt organizations to help them develop academic curricula and materials that advance the purpose of the Nimrod Education Center
The Nimrod Education Center will operate from Hillsdale College’s main campus and satellite campuses. The Nimrod Education Center will be able to use the College’s many existing facilities to conduct its activities, including the G. H. Gordon Biological Station and the John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center.