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WildTail: America’s Wildest Conservation Success Story

Jan 30, 2024 Jenifer Wisniewski

The National Deer Association and the Southeast Deer Partnership announce the premiere of “WildTail: America’s Wildest Conservation Success Story.” Narrated by country music star Dustin Lynch and featuring Steve Rinella from MeatEater, the documentary takes…

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NDA Expands Senior Field to Fork Program in Missouri

Jan 30, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA) once again teamed up with Baptist Homes & Healthcare Ministries this season to host some very special Field to Fork events for 16 senior residents at four Baptist Homes’ campuses…

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Katie Hill of Outdoor Life Receives NDA’s Signpost Communicator of the Year Award

Jan 24, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to present its 2023 Signpost Communicator of the Year Award to Katie Hill of Montana, a staff writer for Outdoor Life. Named after the organization’s first newsletter, the Signpost…

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National Deer Association Names USDA Forest Service as Agency of the Year

Jan 24, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to name the USDA Forest Service (USFS) as its 2023 Agency of the Year Award winner. This annual award is presented to an agency that has practiced innovative and…

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American Outdoor Brands Wins NDA’s Hunting Heritage Award

Jan 24, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association’s 2023 Hunting Heritage Award recipient is American Outdoor Brands Inc. (AOB) of Columbia, Missouri. AOB and it’s 21 brands include many everyone will recognize: BOG, Hooyman, Uncle Henry, Caldwell, Tipton, Grilla…

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Dr. Bronson Strickland of MSU Deer Lab Receives Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award

Jan 24, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to announce Dr. Bronson Strickland, Extension professor at Mississippi State University’s Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, as the 2023 Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award winner. This award is presented to a person…

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Dr. Duane Diefenbach of Penn State Receives NDA’s Professional Deer Manager of the Year Award

Jan 24, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to name Dr. Duane Diefenbach, Adjunct Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Leader of the PA Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit at The Pennsylvania State University, as its 2023 NDA…

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Doug Duren of Wisconsin Wins NDA’s Deer Manager of the Year Award

Jan 24, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to name Doug Duren of Cazenovia, Wisconsin as its 2023 NDA Deer Manager of the Year Award winner, an award presented to a person or persons who demonstrate outstanding commitment to sound…

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NDA Board Adds 5 New Members and Elects New Officers

Jan 2, 2024 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to announce the election of five new members to its National Board of Directors. They include Brian Bohn of Pennsylvania, Mark Kenyon of Michigan, Kris Rockwell of Pennsylvania, Chuck…

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Hunt, Harvest and Test Deer to Fight CWD in Florida

Nov 22, 2023 Kip Adams

The National Deer Association encourages Florida deer hunters to join the fight against CWD. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was found in the panhandle of Florida this year in Holmes County in a 4½-year-old doe. You…

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