Tag: National Wild Turkey Federation

  • NWTF Inks Expanded Forest Conservation Agreement with USDA/NRCS

    NWTF Inks Expanded Forest Conservation Agreement with USDA/NRCS

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Building on 20 years of partnerships and collaborative conservation, the NWTF and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service are bolstering their joint agreement for the National Forestry Initiative (NFI). The new five-year agreement will provide $7 million in funding for conservation and additional forestry professionals to reach even more private landowners.  “Our […]

  • 13th Symposium to Bolster Momentum of Wild Turkey Research

    13th Symposium to Bolster Momentum of Wild Turkey Research

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The NWTF, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks are expediating the 13th National Wild Turkey Symposium by co-hosting the event in Kansas City in 2025. Usually held every five years, the symposium brings together wild turkey experts from all arenas, including state, federal and private […]

  • Oklahoma State Chapter Dedicates $113,234.08 to Mission for 2023

    Oklahoma State Chapter Dedicates $113,234.08 to Mission for 2023

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The Oklahoma State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation recently met in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to review Hunting Heritage Super Fund project proposals for 2023 funding awards. “I commend our volunteer leadership in the great state of Oklahoma for working so hard to raise these funds,” said Annie Farrell, NWTF district […]

  • NWTF Leadership Issues Conservation Week Challenge

    NWTF Leadership Issues Conservation Week Challenge

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.— The National Wild Turkey Federation’s 2nd annual Conservation Week, going on now through Sept. 24, is a time to celebrate a host of conservation accomplishments made possible by the organization’s dedicated members, volunteers, staff and partners. It also is a time to encourage all outdoor enthusiasts to make a difference in even the […]

  • NWTF Inks Expanded Forest Conservation Agreement with USDA/NRCS

    NWTF Inks Expanded Forest Conservation Agreement with USDA/NRCS

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Building on 20 years of partnerships and collaborative conservation, the NWTF and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service are bolstering their joint agreement for the National Forestry Initiative (NFI). The new five-year agreement will provide $7 million in funding for conservation and additional forestry professionals to reach even more private landowners.  “Our […]

  • Conclusion of Landmark NWTF Initiative Serves as Catalyst for the Future

    Conclusion of Landmark NWTF Initiative Serves as Catalyst for the Future

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — As the National Wild Turkey Federation wraps up its 10-year Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative, all goals were met ahead of schedule and continue to positively impact wildlife and hunters. In 2012, the NWTF set out to bolster its mission by creating the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative, a national campaign […]

  • NWTF Announces Second Annual Conservation Week

    NWTF Announces Second Annual Conservation Week

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — For the second year, the National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting its Conservation Week to bring awareness and emphasis to its conservation mission and the role of hunters in creating Healthy Habitats and Health Harvests. “We started conservation week last year because, while the spring season may be over, our conservation work […]

  • NWTF Releases “Learning to” Series as a Resource for New Hunters and Anglers

    NWTF Releases “Learning to” Series as a Resource for New Hunters and Anglers

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation’s new collaborative “Learning to” video series, funded through a grant from L.L.Bean, serves as an online resource for novice outdoorsmen and women looking to get started with hunting, fishing and the outdoor lifestyle. “What’s unique about these videos is they’re peer-centered,” said John Motoviloff, NWTF R3 coordinator for Wisconsin. […]

  • Conservation Initiative and Fundraising Event to Benefit Forest Health in Big Sky Country

    Conservation Initiative and Fundraising Event to Benefit Forest Health in Big Sky Country

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Forests across Montana and the West are experiencing declining health due to many factors — fire suppression, severe drought, a warming climate, insect infestation and disease — that have created tinderbox conditions. The new collaborative Big Sky Forestry Initiative, co-developed by the National Wild Turkey Federation and the USDA Forest Service, will […]

  • Researchers Spearhead New Study to Better Understand Diseases in Wild Turkeys

    Researchers Spearhead New Study to Better Understand Diseases in Wild Turkeys

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The NWTF is helping fund a new wild turkey research project that will utilize state-of-the-art technologies to study diseases at a cellular level, informing the overall understanding of disease ecology and helping guide future wild turkey management. Lymphoproliferative disease virus, or LPDV for short, is well-known amongst researchers and wildlife managers, as it is […]