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A Field to Fork Event at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

Jan 10, 2023 NDA Staff

We kicked off the first of four events at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in partnership with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and Friends of Heinz Refuge with the harvest of…

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Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Named NDA Agency of the Year

Jan 2, 2023 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to name the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries as its 2022 Agency of the Year Award winner. This award is presented to an agency that has practiced innovative…

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Pennsylvania Game Commission Receives NDA’s Hunting Heritage Award

Jan 2, 2023 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association’s 2022 Hunting Heritage Award recipient is the Pennsylvania Game Commission for outstanding efforts and commitment to furthering the mission of the NDA’s Field to Fork program – our food-focused mentored hunts…

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Steve Demarais of MSU Deer Lab Wins NDA Lifetime Achievement Award

Jan 2, 2023 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to announce Dr. Steve Demarais from Mississippi State University’s Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture as the 2022 Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award winner. This award is presented to…

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Jim Heffelfinger Named NDA Professional Deer Manager of the Year

Jan 2, 2023 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to name Jim Heffelfinger, Wildlife Science Coordinator for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, as its 2022 NDA Professional Deer Manager of the Year Award winner.  This award is…

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Alex Robinson of Outdoor Life Named NDA Communicator of the Year

Jan 2, 2023 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to present its 2022 Signpost Communicator of the Year Award to Alex Robinson of Minnesota, editor-in-chief of Outdoor Life. Named after the organization’s first newsletter, the Signpost Award goes…

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Heartland Bowhunter Receives NDA Deer Manager of the Year Award

Jan 2, 2023 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association is pleased to name the Heartland Bowhunter outdoor video production company of Kansas City, Missouri as its 2022 NDA Deer Manager of the Year Award winner, an award presented to a…

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CWD Research & Management Act Passes with Federal Legislative Budget Package

Dec 23, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA) is celebrating the recent passage of the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act as part of a year-end omnibus spending bill. Introduced by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Glenn…

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