Action Alert: Oppose Buying and Selling of Wildlife in Mississippi

Feb 7, 2023 Torin Miller

Mississippi House Bill 1026 (HB 1026), which is endorsed by the National Deer Association (NDA), recently passed out of both the House Ways & Means and Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committees. The bill specifies that…

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Action Alert: Support Science-Based Wildlife Management in Mississippi

Jan 27, 2023 Torin Miller

Mississippi House Bill 998 (HB 998), which is endorsed by the National Deer Association (NDA), recently passed out of the House Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committee. The bill provides that the wildlife in Mississippi belongs…

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TWRA Seeking Public Comments on Draft CWD Management Plan

Jan 25, 2023 Torin Miller

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is requesting public comments on a new five-year chronic wasting disease (CWD) strategic plan. The CWD Response and Management plan will serve as a guiding document for TWRA staff…

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National Deer Association CEO Nick Pinizzotto Speaks at SHOT Show

Jan 23, 2023 NDA Staff

Nick Pinizzotto, President & CEO of the National Deer Association (NDA) was among six conservation leaders selected to speak at the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP) press conference at the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s 2023…

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Action Alert: Support Science-Based Deer Management in North Dakota

Jan 11, 2023 Torin Miller

North Dakota House Bill 1151 (HB 1151), introduced by a handful of Representatives and Senators, would severely undermine the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s (NDGF) authority and ability to manage deer and deer hunting…

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CWD Roundup – January 2023

Jan 4, 2023 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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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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Action Alert: Ask Senator Paul to Support the CWD Research & Management Act

Dec 13, 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, is poised to pass the United States Senate. The Act…

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Iowa DNR Hosting Virtual CWD Update Meeting

Nov 22, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a virtual meeting on chronic wasting disease (CWD). The DNR will be providing updates on the science behind the disease, its status in Iowa, and current…

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NDA Opposes Mississippi Attorney General Opinion Regarding Movement of Captive Deer

Nov 16, 2022 Torin Miller

The National Deer Association (NDA) recently co-authored a coalition letter to the Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (Commission) expressing our concerns with a Mississippi Attorney General opinion regarding the authority of the commission…

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