National News

NDA Releases Official Position Statement on Trail-Camera Use

Apr 13, 2022 NDA Staff

Given the recent bans on the use of trail-cameras in some western states, the staff and Board of the National Deer Association believed it was time to state an official position on this issue. In…

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The North American Grasslands Conservation Act – The Time is Now

Mar 22, 2022 NDA Staff

Since 2007, more than 50 million acres of grasslands have vanished. To reverse the precipitous decline of these iconic landscapes and the big game species that rely on them, the National Deer Association (NDA) has…

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2022 Sweepstakes Winners

Mar 21, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association would like to thank each and every one of you who have purchased fundraiser tickets during the COVID-19 pandemic to help us #UnitedForDeer during this difficult time. Every ticket sold provides…

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NDA Awarded $150,000 Grant from Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund

Feb 2, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA) is pleased to announce a $150,000 grant from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund to benefit important local and regional conservation projects that will help ensure the future…

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NDA’s 2021 Field to Fork Report: 43 Hunts, 17 States

Jan 28, 2022 NDA Staff

We recently wrapped up the sixth season of our Field to Fork adult hunter recruitment program, and despite the lingering pandemic, we were able to hold 43 events in 17 states, ranging in size from…

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The Biggest Buck Harvest in 21 Years

Jan 26, 2022 NDA Staff

Deer hunters in the United States harvested an estimated 6.3 million white-tailed deer in the 2020-21 hunting season, the most since 2011, according to the National Deer Association’s latest Deer Report released this week. Harvests…

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Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act Passed by House of Representatives

Dec 9, 2021 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA) applauds yesterday’s passage of the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act in the House of Representatives. The NDA is proud to endorse the legislation, joining a strong group of…

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NDA’s onX Hunt CWD Layer Now Provides Testing Sites, More Resources

Nov 1, 2021 NDA Staff

Newly expanded information in the onX Hunt App CWD map layer will make it even easier for deer and elk hunters to help fight chronic wasting disease (CWD) by providing CWD distribution, management zones, testing…

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NDA Teams Up With Daniel Defense and NSSF on a Field to Fork Hunt

Dec 11, 2020 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association’s Field to Fork program has discovered an untapped reserve of adults who are interested in deer hunting but need an invitation and a helping hand to get started. One of the…

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QDMA Releases New Video Highlighting Field to Fork Program

Aug 20, 2019 NDA Staff

ATHENS, GA (August 20, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), in partnership with the Georgia R3 Initiative, has released a new video highlighting their highly acclaimed Field to Fork adult-mentored hunting program with the…

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