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NDA Joins Conservation Partners in Urging Scientific Wolf Management

Apr 4, 2022 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) recently joined a coalition of conservation partners in sending a letter to Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland requesting that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) appeal the February…

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The North American Grasslands Conservation Act – The Time is Now

Mar 22, 2022 NDA Staff

Since 2007, more than 50 million acres of grasslands have vanished. To reverse the precipitous decline of these iconic landscapes and the big game species that rely on them, the National Deer Association (NDA) has…

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Public Land Access Info Closer as MAPLand Act Passes House

Mar 22, 2022 Torin Miller

Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Modernizing Access to Our Public Land (MAPLand) Act. Introduced by a host of bipartisan Representatives last spring, the MAPLand Act requires federal land management agencies to digitize…

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NDA Applauds Conservation Provisions in Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Nov 17, 2021 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) applauds the recent signing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by President Joe Biden. While the $1.2 trillion bill provides for traditional infrastructure improvements such as roads, bridges…

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Why Science Matters in Deer Hunting

Sep 22, 2021 Matt Ross

“Bull$h1t!!!” That was one person’s response when we recently posted a video on NDA social channels about how wildlife agencies use science to calculate deer harvest estimates every year. For whatever reason, this individual adamantly…

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9 Facts About Targeted Removal for Fighting CWD

Jan 13, 2021 NDA Staff

As deer hunting seasons close around the nation each year, some wildlife agencies in states that are fighting outbreaks of chronic wasting disease (CWD) gear up for an effort to fight the disease through a…

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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