NWTF Convention to Feature Country Music Sensation Chris Janson

EDGEFIELD, S.C.—Those who have ever attended the National Wild Turkey Federation’s annual Convention and Sport Show in Nashville know live music is a mainstay in the nonprofit’s celebration of conservation successes. After an absence in 2021, the NWTF is excited to return to Music City in February of 2022 and proud to announce country music… Continue reading NWTF Convention to Feature Country Music Sensation Chris Janson

Growing Conservation Partnership Adds Veteran’s Hunt to Mission Success

The NWTF is proud to be working on various conservation projects with the Michigan Army National Guard on the 147,000-acre Camp Grayling Military Base. Conservation projects range from tree plantings to creating wildlife openings that benefit both wildlife and US Military operations. However, the NWTF Beaver Creek Chapter and Michigan State Chapter are proud to… Continue reading Growing Conservation Partnership Adds Veteran’s Hunt to Mission Success

Using All Tools in the Toolbox

My career path is covered with bear droppings! I was always destined to be a “Smokey-Bear-type” of some sort. In 1991, I worked in Boulder for Colorado Parks and Wildlife as a district wildlife manager. I protected wildlife by hazing mountain lions to reduce conflicts with pets and people, writing tickets and counting everything from… Continue reading Using All Tools in the Toolbox

NWTF Alabama State Chapter Allocates $122,000 in Funding for 2022 Conservation Projects

NWTF Alabama State Chapter Awards Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.

EDGEFIELD, S.C.— The Alabama State Chapter of the NWTF recently approved its Super Fund allocations for 2022, apportioning $122,000 over the course of the year, which will be leveraged to $602,358.25 in partner match and impact nearly 100,000 acres throughout Alabama.  2022 funds will be used to aid much of the collaborative work the NWTF… Continue reading NWTF Alabama State Chapter Allocates $122,000 in Funding for 2022 Conservation Projects

New NWTF Initiative Aims to Improve Critical Habitats along Rivers and Streams

EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation announces a new landscape-scale initiative addressing critically urgent conservation needs in riparian ecosystems throughout its America’s Big Six of Wildlife Conservation regions. The Waterways for Wildlife Initiative will bolster the NWTF’s efforts to address degrading riparian health, specifically in its America’s Great Open Spaces and America’s Western Wildlands Big… Continue reading New NWTF Initiative Aims to Improve Critical Habitats along Rivers and Streams

NWTF applauds confirmation of Robert Bonnie as USDA Undersecretary

EDGEFIELD, S.C.— S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation celebrates the Senate confirmation of Robert Bonnie as undersecretary of farm production and conservation for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “Robert is supremely qualified for this role in the new administration,” NWTF CEO Becky Humphries said. “He brings with him tremendous experience of implementing conservation priorities on public… Continue reading NWTF applauds confirmation of Robert Bonnie as USDA Undersecretary

White Oak Initiative Partners Urge Collaboration to Support White Oak Sustainability

EDGEFIELD, SC—The National Wild Turkey Federation, a member of the White Oak Initiative steering committee, has announced its support of the findings and recommendations released today in  Restoring Sustainability for White Oak and Upland Oak Communities: An Assessment and Conservation Plan. American white oak is a foundational tree species, currently occupying more than 104 million… Continue reading White Oak Initiative Partners Urge Collaboration to Support White Oak Sustainability

NWTF Wisconsin State Chapter Approves Funding for 2022 Super Fund Projects

EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The Wisconsin State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation recently met to review Hunting Heritage Super Fund project proposals for 2022 funding. After reviewing and ranking proposals, the NWTF Wisconsin Board of Directors approved allocating a total of $96,066 to NWTF’s Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative. The state board budgeted $50,000… Continue reading NWTF Wisconsin State Chapter Approves Funding for 2022 Super Fund Projects

NWTF Bringing Your Stories to 50th Anniversary Book

EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation has partnered with Publishing Concepts, Inc. to bring our 50th anniversary alive with your stories. A story is defined as being an account of past events in someone’s life or in the evolution of something. There are great stories out there ? some of unbelievable triumph in the face of… Continue reading NWTF Bringing Your Stories to 50th Anniversary Book

Humphries Delivers Keynote Address at AGLOW Conference

EDGEFIELD, S.C.—National Wild Turkey Federation CEO Becky Humphries addressed the Association of Great Lakes Outdoors Writers on urgent conservation needs and discussed pivotal next steps during AGLOW’s recent conference in Gaylord, Michigan. Humphries spoke to the crowd of outdoors media and hunting and fishing industry partners on the importance of diversifying the face of the outdoors.… Continue reading Humphries Delivers Keynote Address at AGLOW Conference