NDA Receives the Pope & Young Club’s Conservation Award

May 3, 2023 By: NDA Staff
NDA President & CEO Nick Pinizzotto (left) accepts the Conservation Award from Doug Clayton of the Pope & Young Club.

The National Deer Association is honored to receive the Pope & Young Club’s Conservation Award for 2022, which recognizes achievement in the promotion of the future of bowhunting and hunting, the image of bowhunting and hunting, and the conservation and wise use of our natural resources.

NDA President & CEO Nick Pinizzotto accepted the Club’s Conservation Award at their 33rd Biennial Convention in Reno, Nevada. Doug Clayton, Conservation Chair for the Pope & Young Club, presented the award.

“It was an honor to attend the Pope and Young Club 33rd Biennial Convention to receive the Conservation Award,” said Pinizzotto. “The staff and board of directors of the National Deer Association greatly appreciates this recognition from America’s leading bowhunting conservation organization.”

The Pope & Young Club’s Conservation Award is one of four awards given to individuals and/or groups for outstanding commitment to bowhunting and conservation. The other three awards are the Stewardship Award, the Lee Gladfelter Memorial Award, and the Wildlife Law Enforcement Award. The awards are given every two years.

The Pope and Young Club is North America’s leading bowhunting and conservation organization and promotes fair-chase, ethical bowhunting and works to preserve the culture and future of bowhunting.

About the National Deer Association

The National Deer Association is the leading non-profit deer conservation group and works to ensure the future of wild deer, wildlife habitat and hunting. Formed by combining the strengths of two long-serving, successful organizations, the National Deer Association has a combined 40 years of action that has changed deer management for the betterment of hunting and protected North America’s most vital and admired game species for future generations. Follow @deerassociation on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok.