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Action Alert: DCNR Seeking Comments on E-Bike Policy

Aug 17, 2022 Torin Miller

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) recently outlined a draft internal policy on the use of electric bicycles (e-bikes) on DCNR lands to the Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council for public…

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Action Alert: Support Proposed CWD Zone Changes in Texas

Aug 8, 2022 Torin Miller

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking comments on recently proposed amendments would establish one new containment zone (CZ) 6, expand existing CZ 3, create a new surveillance zone (SZ) 8, and modify…

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Action Alert: Support CWD Plan and Deer Hunting Regulation Updates in MO

Jul 28, 2022 Torin Miller

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is seeking public comments on recently updated goals and objectives of the draft CWD Surveillance and Management Plan and proposed changes to deer hunting regulations. The new proposals to…

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NDA Celebrates the Introduction of the North American Grasslands Conservation Act

Jul 27, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA), joined by a coalition of the nation’s leading conservation organizations, welcomes the introduction of the largest grasslands legislative effort in history – The North American Grasslands Conservation Act (NAGCA) –…

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Forest Service Proposes Permanent Wildlife Feeding Ban on Allegheny National Forest

Jul 25, 2022 Torin Miller

The United States Forest Service (USFS) recently announced a proposal to indefinitely restrict wildlife feeding on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) in northwestern Pennsylvania. If approved, the restriction would be in place for one year…

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Missouri Department of Conservation Hosting CWD Public Meetings

Jul 25, 2022 Torin Miller

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites deer hunters and property owners who wish to be informed about using the regular hunting season to combat the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) to attend three…

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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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