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North Carolina WRC Announces Public Forums to Address CWD

Sep 20, 2022 Amber Kornak

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) is encouraging sportsmen and women who hunt in Alleghany, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin counties to attend upcoming KNOW chronic wasting disease (CWD) forums. Each…

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USFS Hosting Annual Forest Stakeholder Meeting in Georgia

Sep 20, 2022 Torin Miller

The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest will host its first annual stakeholder meeting for Foothills Landscape Project (FLP) implementation on Thursday, Oct 13, 2022 at Cohutta Springs in Crandall, Ga., from 1pm – 4pm. U.S. Forest Service…

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NDA Celebrates 85 Years of American System of Conservation Funding

Sep 15, 2022 Amber Kornak

85 years ago, a partnership between sportsmen and woman, state fish and wildlife agencies and the archery and firearms industries was formed through the passage of the Pittman-Robertson Act (PR). In 1937, an excise tax…

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CWD Roundup – September 2022

Sep 12, 2022 Torin Miller

CWD Roundup is the National Deer Association’s (NDA) bi-monthly update on all things chronic wasting disease (CWD). We’ll provide the latest updates on CWD spread, research and policy from across North America. Updates are provided…

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Minnesota DNR in Search of New Advisory Committee Members

Sep 1, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is recruiting new members to serve on 10 different advisory committees related to hunting and fisheries management, the Game and Fish Fund and Natural Heritage Advisory Committee. The…

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Action Alert: Washington Proposes to Move Columbian Whitetail from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Threatened’

Aug 30, 2022 Torin Miller

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) recently released its draft status review for the Columbian white-tailed deer and is now seeking public comments on the recommendations. WDFW is recommending re-classifying Columbian white-tailed deer…

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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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