Category: Conservation News

  • New Wild Turkey Research Seeks to Better Understand Turkey Populations

    New Wild Turkey Research Seeks to Better Understand Turkey Populations

    Like many states, South Dakota had a boom in its wild turkey numbers during the early 2000s. Around 2010, however, the harvest rates in the Mount Rushmore State have been steadily decreasing year after year, hinting at an overall population decline. The NWTF is helping fund a new wild turkey research project in the southern […]

  • New Wild Turkey Research Seeks to Better Understand Turkey Populations

    New Wild Turkey Research Seeks to Better Understand Turkey Populations

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—Like many states, South Dakota had a boom in its wild turkey numbers during the early 2000s. Around 2010, however, the harvest rates in the Mount Rushmore State have been steadily decreasing year after year, hinting at an overall population decline. The NWTF is helping fund a new wild turkey research project in the […]

  • Kenneth “Jack” Morris Wins 2022 DU National Scholarship

    Kenneth “Jack” Morris Wins 2022 DU National Scholarship

    Kenneth “Jack” Morris of Milton, Del., is the winner of the 2022 Ducks Unlimited (DU) National Scholarship. Morris served as the secretary of the DU Varsity Sussex Tech High School Chapter in Georgetown, Del., before taking over as the committee chairman his senior year. The DU Varsity program is for high school students across the […]

  • Pope and Young Proudly Introduces the Kevin Hisey Youth Program

    Pope and Young Proudly Introduces the Kevin Hisey Youth Program

    New Program Honors Former Executive Director Kevin Hisey Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting conservation organization is excited to announce the development of the Kevin Hisey Youth Program. These programs are designed to increase opportunities for youth within Pope and Young and their conservation efforts focused on preserving, promoting, and protecting the sport of bowhunting. […]

  • Pope and Young Proudly Introduces the Kevin Hisey Youth Program

    Pope and Young Proudly Introduces the Kevin Hisey Youth Program

    New Program Honors Former Executive Director Kevin Hisey Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting conservation organization is excited to announce the development of the Kevin Hisey Youth Program. These programs are designed to increase opportunities for youth within Pope and Young and their conservation efforts focused on preserving, promoting, and protecting the sport of bowhunting. […]

  • Hunting Coalition Sues California Over Firearm Marketing Law

    Hunting Coalition Sues California Over Firearm Marketing Law

    Sportsmen’s Alliance, Safari Club International, SoCal Top Guns and Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation cite violations of well-established and constitutionally protected rights in 1st, 2nd, 5th and 14th Amendments A coalition of outdoor groups sued the State of California today in federal district court in Sacramento challenging a recently passed law banning the “marketing” of firearms to minors. The […]

  • Delta Waterfowl Recognizes Ducks Unlimited with Partners in Conservation Award

    Delta Waterfowl Recognizes Ducks Unlimited with Partners in Conservation Award

    BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Ducks Unlimited, Inc., is the 2022 recipient of Delta Waterfowl’s inaugural Partners in Conservation Award. The award recognizes a history of collaborative work between the two organizations to conserve waterfowl habitat and benefit waterfowl hunters. Delta Waterfowl is proud to recognize Ducks Unlimited for its committed and cooperative effort toward securing […]

  • Delta Waterfowl Celebrates Success of Chapters Across North America

    Delta Waterfowl Celebrates Success of Chapters Across North America

    BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA —During the 2021-2022 fiscal year, Delta Waterfowl’s 305 chapters didn’t just achieve, they excelled. These chapters, collectively led by more than 5,000 volunteers, are a critical force behind Delta’s pursuit of positive outcomes for ducks and duck hunters in North America. The Duck Hunters Organization is proud to highlight chapters that went above and […]

  • Delta Waterfowl Honors Policy Work Standouts with Conservation Leader Award

    Delta Waterfowl Honors Policy Work Standouts with Conservation Leader Award

    BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA —Luke Naylor and Jason “Buck” Jackson of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and Jonathan Scarth, the principal secretary to the premier of Manitoba, were celebrated with Delta Waterfowl’s first-ever Conservation Leader Award. Each was honored for exceptional work in waterfowl and conservation policy. The Conservation Leader Award rewards the commitment of […]

  • Delta Waterfowl Presents Waterfowling Legacy Award to Outstanding Hunting Advocacy Leaders

    Delta Waterfowl Presents Waterfowling Legacy Award to Outstanding Hunting Advocacy Leaders

    BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA —Ensuring the future of waterfowl hunting is a priority of The Duck Hunters Organization, and Delta is proud to recognize the exemplary contributions of individuals striving for the same goal. Delta Waterfowl’s first-ever Waterfowling Legacy Awards were presented to Aaron Mize, Kate Harrigan and Julie Henning of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife […]