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Iowa DNR Hosting CWD Virtual Forum Prior to First Gun Season

Nov 22, 2023 Torin Miller

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a virtual public meeting on November 27th at 7 p.m. via Zoom to share updates on statewide chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance and management efforts. The…

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Action Alert: Support Expanded Gun Hunting Opportunities in Wisconsin

Nov 21, 2023 Torin Miller

Wisconsin Assembly Bill 633 (AB 633) and Senate companion bill 586 (SB 586) would make it legal for Wisconsin hunters to pursue big game with an airgun in a season that is open to hunting…

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ODWC Accepting Comments on 2024 Rule Change Proposals

Nov 21, 2023 Torin Miller

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) is currently accepting public comments on 2024 Rule Change Proposals. ODWC has put forth 27 proposals, including several that impact deer and deer hunters. These proposals include: ODWC…

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Action Alert: Oppose Loosened CWD and TB Protections in Wisconsin

Nov 14, 2023 Torin Miller

Back in February, we asked Wisconsin members and supporters to ask their lawmakers oppose Senate Bill 30 (SB 30) and Assembly companion AB 34. These bills would remove requirements for implementation of deer baiting restrictions…

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NDA Joins Collective Committed to Conserving Alaska’s Brooks Range

Nov 7, 2023 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) recently joined 35 leading outdoor businesses, brands, and organizations in supporting the Hunters and Anglers for the Brooks Range collective. Hunters and Anglers for the Brooks Range is committed to…

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Vermont Fish and Wildlife Asking Hunters to Report Wildlife Sightings

Nov 6, 2023 Amber Kornak

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department (Fish and Wildlife) is encouraging deer hunters to participate in its yearly deer hunter effort and sighting survey. The survey asks hunters to record how many hours they hunted…

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Advocacy Resources

National Deer Association (NDA) position statements cover a varitey of deer related issues from Antler Restrictions, Carcass Transport and Disposal, Food Plots, Quality Deer Management, Sunday Hunting and more.

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