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Action Alert: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Needs a Final Push

Dec 5, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA, H.R. 2773, S. 2372) has faced a long stretch in the legislative system. RAWA passed the House of Representatives this summer, has passed through the Senate Committee on Environment…

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Michigan DNR in Search of UP Citizens’ Advisory Council Members

Nov 22, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is requesting applications for open volunteer positions on the Eastern and Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Councils. The councils are designed to advise the DNR on regional programs…

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Iowa DNR Hosting Virtual CWD Update Meeting

Nov 22, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a virtual meeting on chronic wasting disease (CWD). The DNR will be providing updates on the science behind the disease, its status in Iowa, and current…

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NDA Opposes Mississippi Attorney General Opinion Regarding Movement of Captive Deer

Nov 16, 2022 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) recently co-authored a coalition letter to the Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (Commission) expressing our concerns with a Mississippi Attorney General opinion regarding the authority of the commission…

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CWD Roundup – November 2022

Nov 1, 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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NDA-Supported Antlerless License Bill Passes in Pennsylvania

Oct 27, 2022 Torin Miller

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 431 (SB 431), a bill supported by and advocated for by the National Deer Association (NDA) for well over a year, passed the Pennsylvania General Assembly late last evening. It will now…

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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.

Read our position statements