Tag: white-tailed deer

  • Cover Trees for Bedding From Chestnut Hill Outdoors

    The three essential elements of wildlife habitat are food, water and cover. If you want to be a good steward of the land and attract, sustain and hold more wildlife for a more extended period of time, you need to provide the necessary proportions of all three. Establishing orchards of mast-producing trees like Dunstan Chestnuts […]

  • Help Track Wisconsin’s Deer Populations By Reporting Deer Sightings

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking the public to participate in Operation Deer Watch, an annual citizen-science survey that collects information on Wisconsin’s white-tailed deer and gives residents an engaging opportunity to assist with deer herd management efforts. Participants can report their deer sightings through an easy-to-use online form. The data collected provide […]

  • QDMA Presents 2020 Ambassador Award to Bill Shockey of Louisiana

    ATHENS, GA (May 26, 2020) – At the 2020 Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) Whitetail Weekend, QDMA presented its Ambassador Award to Bill Shockey of Louisiana (pictured above, middle, with his wife Stacey, and other QDMA members from Louisiana who attended Whitetail Weekend). This prestigious award is not given out annually, and only five other people […]

  • Prairie Wildlife Awarded Orvis 2020 Lodge of the Year

    WEST POINT, Miss., May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Prairie Wildlife, a 5,000+ acre, conservation-driven sporting estate located in West Point, Mississippi, has been named the 2020 Endorsed Wingshooting Lodge of the Year by Orvis (orvis.com), an international, multi-channel retailer specializing in the high-end fly-fishing and wingshooting lifestyle. This latest honor accompanies other Orvis endorsements including […]

  • QDMA Announces 2019 Branch Achievement Award Winners

    ATHENS, GA (May 12, 2020) – QDMA’s mission to secure the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage could not be realized without the tireless work of our grassroots volunteers. Their efforts and achievements were in the spotlight at QDMA’s Whitetail Weekend in March when we named the winners our 2019 Branch Achievement […]

  • New York Field to Fork Named QDMA’s Event of the Year

    ATHENS, GA (April 15, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is pleased to announce the New York Field to Fork, consisting of the individual Greater Rochester Southern Tier and Upper Hudson River Valley Field to Fork events, was recently recognized as the 2019 QDMA Event of the Year. The award was one of […]

  • QDMA Names 2019 Deer Managers of the Year, Professional and Non-Professional

    ATHENS, GA (March 31, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) announced the winners of its 2019 Al Brothers Professional and Non-Professional Deer Manager of the Year awards recently at QDMA’s 2020 Whitetail Weekend event. The Haslam family of Georgia earned the non-professional award while Adam Keith and Matt Dye of Missouri took home […]

  • QDMA Seeks Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    ATHENS, GA (March 5, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead all aspects of the organization, including financial management, philanthropic donor development, membership and corporate sponsor development, conservation programs, advocacy, grant making and R3 programs. The CEO will report directly to the Board of Directors and […]

  • Record Low Yearling-Buck Harvest: QDMA’s 2020 Whitetail Report

    ATHENS, GA (February 10, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) today released its 12th annual Whitetail Report, a comprehensive update on the status of white-tailed deer including deer harvest trends through the 2018-19 season, the most recent hunting season with complete deer harvest data available from most whitetail states and Canadian provinces. That season, the […]

  • QDMA and Kalkomey Launch First-Ever Deer Hunting 101 Online Course

    ATHENS, GA (October 21, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) and Kalkomey Enterprises, LLC have partnered to deliver the Today’s Hunter Deer 101 course, the first-ever online course of its kind, developed to teach prospective deer hunters everything they need to know to be safe and successful. “Learning how to become a deer hunter […]