National News

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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Elizabeth Kligge Joins NDA as Pennsylvania Field to Fork Coordinator

Sep 28, 2022 NDA Staff

Through a new partnership with the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), NDA is pleased to announce the hire of Elizabeth Kligge as the Pennsylvania Field to Fork Coordinator. The new-of-its-kind, Field to Fork Coordinator position will…

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EHD Update: Heavy Reports in Ohio, Indiana

Sep 21, 2022 NDA Staff

It’s late September and time to expect a rise in cases of hemorrhagic disease in deer, including both EHD and bluetongue, which are related viruses. Currently, NDA is aware of 11 states with lightly scattered…

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NDA Reports 282 New Deer Stewards and 2.3 Million Acres Impacted in 2022

Sep 14, 2022 NDA Staff

The NDA tallied another successful and exciting year for their Deer Steward program with a powerful lineup of courses.  “This program has proven to have such a large impact across the country and it’s really exciting…

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NDA Calls on Michigan DNR to Continue Improving Antlerless Deer Harvest in CWD Zones

Jul 29, 2022 Kip Adams

Michigan hunters routinely rank at or near the top for antlered bucks harvested per square mile (PSM) in the U.S. The national average for the 2020-21 deer season was 1.7, and Michigan more than doubled…

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NDA Celebrates the Introduction of the North American Grasslands Conservation Act

Jul 27, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA), joined by a coalition of the nation’s leading conservation organizations, welcomes the introduction of the largest grasslands legislative effort in history – The North American Grasslands Conservation Act (NAGCA) –…

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Josh Kuder of Florida Joins National Deer Association Board

May 18, 2022 NDA Staff

May 17, 2022 – The National Deer Association (NDA) is pleased to welcome Josh Kuder of Florida to the Board of Directors. Kuder is an NDA Life Member, Level 1 Deer Steward and managing partner…

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NDA Celebrates Senate Introduction of the CWD Research & Management Act

Apr 28, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA) applauds Thursday’s introduction of the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act in the United States Senate. The bill’s introduction serves as a companion to the House of Representatives version,…

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NDA Calls For Pennsylvania Game Commission to Oversee Captive Deer Shooting Facilities

Apr 27, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is calling for full authority over Pennsylvania’s captive deer shooting facilities to be transferred from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. On April 11, PGC announced…

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NDA Looks for New Deer Hunters in Under-Represented Communities

Apr 19, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association released a video documentary of a groundbreaking Field to Fork hunter-recruitment event held last year aimed at diversifying deer hunting, providing equitable access to underrepresented communities, and shoring up conservation funding….

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