- Founder of Orion The Hunter's Institute
Jim founded Orion The Hunter's Institute in 1993 because he saw a need for education about the ethics of hunting. Orion is dedicated to the preservation of ethical hunting and wildlife resources. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Posewitz moved to Montana in 1953 to pursue wildlife management studies. He holds a master’s degree in fish and wildlife management from Montana State University. He spent 32 years with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and led the agency's ecological program for 15 years. He has published four books: Beyond Fair Chase, Inherit The Hunt, Rifle in Hand – How Wild America Was Saved, and his latest, Taking a Bullet for Conservation.