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Action Alert: Support Mandatory Harvest Reporting in Michigan

Sep 28, 2022 Torin Miller

Michigan House Bill 6354 (HB 6354), which recently passed the Michigan House of Representatives, would remove the authority of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) to issue an order or interim order requiring a hunter…

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Iowa DNR Hosting Public Meetings To Address CWD

Sep 27, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting three meetings in October to provide an update on chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance and management efforts. The meeting schedule is: Jefferson, October 4, 7 p.m.,…

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Action Alert: Support Antlerless License Modernization in Pennsylvania

Sep 26, 2022 Torin Miller

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 431 (SB 431), if passed, would allow for the sale of antlerless deer hunting licenses through the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s (PGC) Pennsylvania Automated Licensing System (PALS). This means that Pennsylvania hunters would…

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NDA Welcomes Introduction of Federal Bill to Restrict Lead Ammo and Tackle Bans

Sep 26, 2022 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) welcomed the introduced of Sen. Steve Daines’ (R-MT) Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act. The bill, which prohibits the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture from…

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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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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