2023 In-Person Module: Habitat Enhancement
July 14 – 16, 2023
in Jamestown, Missouri
The Habitat Enhancement module will focus on mechanical and chemical treatment methods in forests, fields, and food plots. Led by Dr. Craig Harper, this course provides students a foundation of skills involving the management of ground-level vegetation to meet wildlife management goals. You will learn everything habitat from early succession management, forest stand improvement, prescribed fire, plant identification and much more!
By taking the Habitat Enhancement module, attendees will have gained enough knowledge to greatly improve the quality and diversity of wildlife habitat on the land they hunt or manage!
- Kip Adams, Wildlife Biologist, NDA’s Chief Conservation Officer
- Dr. Craig Harper, Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist, University of Tennessee
- Ben Westfall, NDA’s Conservation Coordinator
Note: Not all instructors will be at each course and others may be added.
$800 Basic NDA Members, Non-NDA Members (includes a Premium NDA membership)
$750 Premium NDA Members
$700 NDA Life Members, Sponsor Members and Corporate Sponsors, Partners, and Supporters.
What’s Included: instruction, course guide, certificate, some meals/snacks, and NDA membership for non-member price.
CFE Credit:Society of American Foresters
What’s Not Included: some meals, travel and lodging (lodging option will be reserved, information provided after registration)
Cancellation Policy: Applicants of Deer Steward Modules shall be entitled to a full refund of course fees if the NDA National Office is notified within fourteen (14) business days of the course date. Cancellations made less than fourteen (14) business days from the course date shall entitle the applicant to a fifty percent (50%) refund of course fees. No refunds shall be made for cancellations less than two (2) business days before the course date.
Early Bird discount ($50 off per level) will be applied if paying on/before March 1, 2023. Special group savings also available for NDA Branch officers/directors (up to 25% off). Discounts cannot be combined. Contact Ben Westfall for more info.
If you are a state wildlife agency employee, please reach out to Ben Westfall directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
By phoning the NDA National Office at: 800-209-3337
By mailing a completed registration form to:
National Deer Association
P.O. Box 160
Bogart, GA 30622
For each in-person Module, the NDA will also award a high school junior or senior, or college student, interested in a career in wildlife management a scholarship to attend free of charge. Applicants for the scholarships should have a strong interest in wildlife conservation and the Quality Deer Management (QDM) philosophy. Applications are due by March 1, 2023.
If you have questions regarding course availability or registration, please contact the NDA National Office at 800-209-3337.
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