National News

NDA’s Taxidermist Incentive Program Finds Indiana’s First CWD Case

Apr 8, 2024 NDA Staff

A cooperative program between the National Deer Association and Indiana DNR helped find the first confirmed case of chronic wasting disease in Indiana whitetails. The Taxidermist Incentive Program pays $10 to Indiana taxidermists for every…

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NDA Partners With AGFC to Hire 5 New Arkansas Deer Biologists

Mar 19, 2024 NDA Staff

The NDA is proud to announce the hiring of five new DMAP biologist positions through a partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The biologists will support Arkansas deer hunters and assist the AGFC…

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NDA Welcomes 2024 Spring Interns

Mar 7, 2024 NDA Staff

NDA is proud to welcome three interns to the team this spring season. Cory Gurman, Jason Hoff and Logan Taylor will work side by side with NDA staff across a variety of areas to support…

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Catherine Appling-Pooler is NDA’s New Director of Policy

Mar 6, 2024 NDA Staff

We are pleased to welcome Catherine Appling-Pooler of Oklahoma as the National Deer Association’s new Director of Policy. Catherine will lead NDA’s Advocacy and Policy work and operate our Advocacy Center, which informs NDA members…

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Megan Plete Postol of New York Joins NDA as Northeast Regional Director

Mar 5, 2024 NDA Staff

We are pleased to welcome Megan Plete Postol of New York as the National Deer Association’s new Northeast Regional Director. Megan will assist and support NDA Branches and volunteers in the Northeast to further NDA’s…

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United for Deer Sweepstakes Features Tracker UTV, $10,000 Academy Sports + Outdoors Gift Card, PH Outdoors G3, Kentucky Elk and Illinois Deer Hunts

Mar 4, 2024 Jenifer Wisniewski

BOGART — The National Deer Association (NDA) has put together 5 outstanding outdoor experience packages that will be awarded in its 2024 United for Deer Sweepstakes. Highlighted by a $10,000 gift card by Academy Sports…

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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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