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Action Alert: Support Withdraw of Boundary Waters From New Mineral Leasing

Jul 19, 2022 Amber Kornak

On June 23, 2022, federal agencies announced a 30-day public comment period for an Environmental Assessment (EA) requesting to withdraw lands from new mineral leasing for 20 years in the Rainy River watershed. The Rainy…

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Michigan DNR Again Offering Deer Habitat Grants in Northern Lower Peninsula

Jul 14, 2022 Torin Miller

The Michigan Department of Natural Resource (DNR) recently announced that it is accepting applications for the Northern Lower Peninsula Deer Private Land Assistance Network (NLP Deer PLAN) grant program. The NLP Deer PLAN is a…

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NDA Submits Comments In Support of Texas Captive Herd CWD Changes

Jul 12, 2022 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) recently submitted comments to the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) in support of the TAHC’s recently proposed amendments to clarify, correct and update information regarding chronic wasting disease (CWD) management…

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Action Alert: Oppose CWD Zone Changes in Mississippi

Jul 6, 2022 Torin Miller

At its June meeting, the Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (Commission) moved to significantly reduce requirements for a county covered under the CWD Management Plan to be removed from that status. The Commission,…

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Action Alert: Oppose Repealing of American Conservation Funding System

Jul 6, 2022 Torin Miller

In late June, Representative Andrew Clyde (R-GA) introduced the RETURN (Repealing Excise Tax on Unalienable Rights Now) Our Constitutional Rights Act of 2022 (H.R. 8167) in the United State House of Representatives. The RETURN Act…

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CWD Roundup – July 2022

Jul 5, 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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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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