• NWTF Applauds Introduction of America the Beautiful Initiative

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation praises the Biden Administration’s recent announcement of a collaborative plan to expand conservation across the nation with a target of conserving a third of all lands and waters by 2030. In a report released by the administration, the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful Initiative will be a “locally led […]

  • 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 […]

  • NWTF-participating workgroup honored for national R3 efforts

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — A national workgroup in which NWTF participates was recently honored for its work furthering the recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) of hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts.  The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies honored partners in the National R3 Implementation Workgroup with the 2020 Special Recognition Award during the organization’s annual meeting recently. The […]

  • NWTF applauds introduction of Bipartisan Emergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation supports and applauds the introduction of a bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate to improve active forest management practices in the West and reduce catastrophic wildfire potential on national forests. In response to growing threats of more intense and frequent catastrophic wildfires on the nation’s national forests and the […]

  • Conservation Efforts Recognized by NWTF and NRCS

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Natural Resource Conservation Service employees Nate Goodrich and Joe Alley of Columbia, Missouri, and Mike Oliver of Nacogdoches, Texas, accepted conservation awards during the 44th annual National Wild Turkey Federation Convention and Sport Show. The Making Tacks with the NRCS Award recognizes people or projects that best incorporate conservation education, partnerships and wild turkey […]

  • NWTF Chapters Earn Save the Habitat Awards

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The National Wild Turkey Federation presented six Save the Habitat awards for outstanding achievement in helping the NWTF work toward its Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative goal for acres conserved or enhanced. Representatives from the Huachuca Gould’s Chapter and the Florida, Minnesota, Wyoming, South Carolina and Indiana state chapters accepted Save the […]

  • NWTF Chapters Earn Best Inaugural Event Awards

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Best Inaugural Event Award is presented to chapters that have hosted an exceptional first-time hunting heritage event, including JAKES, Wheelin’ Sportsmen and Women in the Outdoors. North Carolina’s Union County Chapter, Minnesota’s Struttin’ Blackbeards Chapter and Oklahoma’s State Chapter accepted Best Inaugural Event Awards during the 44th annual NWTF Convention and Sport Show. […]

  • NWTF Chapters Receive R3 Awards

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Two National Wild Turkey Federation chapters received national awards for outstanding achievements in the recruitment, retention and reactivation of hunters. The R3 Award is given to chapters that facilitate hunting heritage events, including JAKES, Wheelin’ Sportsmen and Women in the Outdoors focused on the recruitment, retention and reactivation of hunters. Representatives from the chapters […]


    Edgefield, S.C. — America’s leading veteran-owned and operated national coffee brand Black Rifle Coffee Company is proud to announce a new partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation.  As a partner of the NWTF, BRCC is honored to support an organization dedicated to conservation and the celebration of the outdoors. The partnership commenced with BRCC’s sponsorship […]

  • NWTF and Forest Service Awards Recognize Conservation Achievements

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Making Tracks with the USDA Forest Service awards recognizes people and projects that best incorporate conservation education, partnerships and wild turkey management. The conservation organization presented the awards during the 44th annual Convention and Sport Show to projects and programs that achieve NWTF Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. […]