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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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Range Access Act Would Greatly Expand Recreational Shooting on Public Lands

Oct 18, 2022 Torin Miller

Last week, Rep. Blake Moore (R-Utah) introduced the Range Access Act, which would promote and expand access to safe recreational target shooting practice on federal public lands. Specifically, this bill would require the U.S. Forest…

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NDA Joins Coalition Opposing Oregon Ballot Measure 114

Oct 12, 2022 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) has recently joined a coalition of hunting and conservation groups concerned about Oregon Ballot Measure 114 (Measure 114) on the November ballot. The coalition, Sportsmen Opposed to Gun Violence, brings…

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96% of Americans Want Action to Protect Deer From CWD

Oct 11, 2022 Torin Miller

Never has it been more clear that the vast majority of American hunters and non-hunters value the presence of wildlife where they live and recognize the economic importance of healthy wildlife populations on the landscape….

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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