By: Torin Miller

Torin Miller is a licensed attorney and NDA’s Director of Policy. He works at the intersection of conservation and natural resources law, policy, advocacy and education. He has a bachelor's degree in wildlife and fisheries science from Penn State University, a J.D. from Penn State Law and is finishing a master's degree in wildlife and fisheries science at Penn State. Torin came to NDA via the National Deer Alliance, where he served as the Policy and Outreach Coordinator.

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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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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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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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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