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Action Alert: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Needs a Final Push

Dec 5, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA, H.R. 2773, S. 2372) has faced a long stretch in the legislative system. RAWA passed the House of Representatives this summer, has passed through the Senate Committee on Environment…

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Michigan DNR in Search of UP Citizens’ Advisory Council Members

Nov 22, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is requesting applications for open volunteer positions on the Eastern and Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Councils. The councils are designed to advise the DNR on regional programs…

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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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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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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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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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NDA Celebrates 85 Years of American System of Conservation Funding

Sep 15, 2022 Amber Kornak

85 years ago, a partnership between sportsmen and woman, state fish and wildlife agencies and the archery and firearms industries was formed through the passage of the Pittman-Robertson Act (PR). In 1937, an excise tax…

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CWD Drains Deer Dollars, It Doesn’t Generate Them

May 25, 2022 Kip Adams

Recently, NDA took a close look at some of the misguided beliefs and conspiracy theories surrounding chronic wasting disease. One of the most common among CWD deniers are the folks who quickly claim this fatal…

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Action Alert: Funding for CWD Research and Management Needs Senate Support

May 16, 2022 Torin Miller

The Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act (S. 4111), introduced by Senators John Hoeven (R-ND), Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and a number of bipartisan cosponsors, was recently introduced in the United States Senate. The Act…

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CWD Roundup – May 2022

May 2, 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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