Action Alert: New Crossbow Opportunities in Massachusetts

Massachusetts House Bill 991 (H.991) would authorize the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) to promulgate rules and regulations with respect to the use of crossbows for hunting. Currently, the use of crossbows in Massachusetts for hunting is restricted to certain permanently disabled persons by permit only. The National Deer Association (NDA) supports the …

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NDA Releases Official Position Statement on Trail-Camera Use

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 brief, NDA supports the use of all trail-cameras as hunting, wildlife observation and deer management tools. Additional details are included …

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Participate in Upcoming Michigan CWD Education & Outreach Planning Days

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and the National Charrette Institute will be hosting two CWD Community Education and Outreach Planning Days in late April. The goal is to collaboratively create a chronic wasting disease (CWD) education and outreach plan for Ionia and Montcalm counties that may provide insight …

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The North American Grasslands Conservation Act – The Time is Now

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 coordinated a coalition effort to produce a video (seen above) detailing the importance of grassland and sagebrush ecosystems to deer …

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