Category: Conservation News

  • Childress Earns Hunting Heritage Award

    Childress Earns Hunting Heritage Award

    The National Wild Turkey Federation recognized Richard Childress, former NASCAR driver and owner of Richard Childress Racing, with the Lynn Boykin Hunting Heritage Award for his contributions to conservation and the preservation of our hunting heritage.   “It is an honor to accept the NWTF’s Lynn Boykin award,” Childress said. “To me, this award represents NWTF […]

  • Pentecost Receives National Award for Excellence

    Pentecost Receives National Award for Excellence

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation honored Mike Pentecost of Woodhaven Calls with the Dick Kirby Award for his ingenuity in helping the NWTF mission. “It gave me chill bumps when I was nominated,” Pentecost said. “I got to thinking about it, and it is an honor to be in the same group as all […]

  • Hunting, Fishing Group Coalition on 30 by 30 Biodiversity Initiative Grows

    Hunting, Fishing Group Coalition on 30 by 30 Biodiversity Initiative Grows

    February 16, 2021 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As of today, 42 hunting, fishing and conservation organizations have taken a significant step forward for conservation by officially joining as signatories to the “Hunting and Fishing Community Statement on the 30 by 30 Initiative.” The coalition gained 29 new signatories since the coalition’s establishment in October. The “Thirty by […]

  • Wisconsin DNR Announces February Wolf Harvest Season

    Wisconsin DNR Announces February Wolf Harvest Season

    Apply For Permit And Preference Points Feb. 16 – 19 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced Monday that a wolf harvest season will take place Feb. 22-28, 2021.  All hunters and trappers interested in obtaining a wolf harvest permit or preference point must apply beginning at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. […]

  • onX Renews National Deer Association Corporate Sponsorship through 2024

    onX Renews National Deer Association Corporate Sponsorship through 2024

    The National Deer Association (NDA) has announced onX will extend its sponsorship for another three years. Support from onX plays a critical role in enabling NDA’s deer conservation efforts and broader mission goals. The onX Hunt app is the leader in mobile mapping technology for hunters, landowners and outdoor enthusiasts and the perfect fit for […]

  • DEER PROTECTION PROGRAM TRANSITIONING FROM THE ARCHERY TRADE ASSOCIATION TO THE RESPONSIBLE HUNTING SCENT ASSOCIATION

    DEER PROTECTION PROGRAM TRANSITIONING FROM THE ARCHERY TRADE ASSOCIATION TO THE RESPONSIBLE HUNTING SCENT ASSOCIATION

    The Archery Trade Association and the Responsible Hunting Scent Association are working together to transition the Deer Protection Program from ATA management to RHSA management by April 1, 2021. The ATA launched the DPP in March 2016 as the threat of chronic wasting disease increased nationwide. Program participants include urine-based scent manufacturers and their suppliers […]

  • Big Game Brew Announces New Coffee that Gives Back to the Mule Deer Foundation

    Big Game Brew Announces New Coffee that Gives Back to the Mule Deer Foundation

    This small batch coffee company combines a passion for hunting, premium coffee, creating memories and giving back. Every bag sold gives money to conservation and the company has partnerships and relationships with the most active conservation groups. Big Game Brew offers hunters a way to fuel their passion, give back to their sport and create […]

  • Influential Mission Accomplishments During an Unprecedented Year Define Pheasants Forever 2020 National Chapter of the Year Award Recipients

    Influential Mission Accomplishments During an Unprecedented Year Define Pheasants Forever 2020 National Chapter of the Year Award Recipients

    St. Paul, Minn. – Feb. 12, 2021 – Pheasants Forever volunteer chapters throughout America were honored this week for their mission-driven accomplishments over the past year in the categories of habitat work, membership, education and outreach, and advocacy. These attributes are what propel the organization’s conservation accomplishments from year-to-year, now accounting for more than 20 million acres since […]

  • Masters of Foxhounds Association of North America Signs EQ Media

    Masters of Foxhounds Association of North America Signs EQ Media

    MIDDLEBURG, Va. – Feb. 18, 2021 – The Masters of Foxhounds Association of North America (MFHA) leadership announced it has engaged EQ Media to manage the organization’s communications. Founded in 1907, the MFHA is the governing body of mounted foxhunting dedicated to promoting, preserving and protecting the sport throughout the United States and Canada. The […]

  • National Deer Association Thanks Departing Board Members for Their Service

    National Deer Association Thanks Departing Board Members for Their Service

    February 18, 2021 – The staff and Board of the National Deer Association (NDA) would like to express their gratitude to departing Board members for their years of volunteer service, support and guidance of the National Deer Alliance and the Quality Deer Management Association, and for their stewardship of the process that led to the unification […]