Tag: wild turkey

  • Wild Turkey Research as Important as Ever

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation is gearing up for the 12th National Wild Turkey Symposium next week in Asheville, North Carolina.  Co-hosted by the NWTF and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, the Symposium will assemble expert ecology researchers, academia, state and federal agencies, wildlife professionals and all-around wild turkey enthusiasts, all in the name […]

  • DNR Reveals Season Outlook For Fall Wild Turkey, Ruffed Grouse And Woodcock Seasons

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the season outlook for ruffed grouse, woodcock and wild turkey, plus essential updates for hunters to be in the know ahead of the Sept. 18 and Sept. 25 season openers. The DNR provides hunters with free online mapping tools to identify habitat types and […]

  • NWTF and Mossy Oak to continue partnership with added focus on funding turkey research

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—Mossy Oak recently renewed its support of the National Wild Turkey Federation, signing a five-year agreement to continue as official camouflage of the NWTF, official convention sponsor and facilitate mission related activities to conserve the wild turkey and preserve our hunting heritage.  “We are pleased to continue our strong partnership with Mossy Oak,” NWTF […]

  • NWTF Now Accepting Wild Turkey Record Submissions Online

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Wild Turkey Records Program began in the fall of 1982 and has since been the authority of wild turkey records for anywhere wild turkeys are legally harvested, accumulating over 27,000 registered birds. And with recent upgrades to the NWTF’s website, the program will now allow harvests to be submitted […]

  • HuntStand and NWTF Announce Partnership

    HuntStand®, the world’s most widely used hunting and land management application, is proud to announce a partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation that will pave the way for both respected organizations to continue growing and prospering now and into the future. “We are truly honored to welcome the NWTF as our newest corporate partner,” said Lanford […]

  • NWTF Reveals New Branding Anchored in Commitment to the Wild Turkey and Conservation

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—At a time when the minds of many yearn for spring and the return of warm breezes, new growth and the gobble of a turkey on the roost, the National Wild Turkey Federation gave a sneak peek at its brand evolution, the heart of which is an unwavering commitment to those who are passionate about […]

  • DNR Now Accepting Submissions For 2022 Stamp Design Contests

    MADISON, Wis. – Have your artwork featured on a piece of history and contribute to environmental restoration efforts by entering the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) 2022 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl stamp design contests. Artists must submit their entries by July 15, 2021 for the 2022 contests. “The contests offer a unique opportunity […]

  • Wild Turkey, Pheasant And Waterfowl Stamp Design Contest Winners Announced

    MADISON, Wis. – A total of 22 talented wildlife artists submitted 37 pieces of artwork for the 2021 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp design contest. Judging was held on July 30 at a conference center in Portage, Wisconsin. The judges for the 2021 Wisconsin Wildlife Stamp Art Contest were Jeff Maletzke from Ducks Unlimited, John […]

  • Call For Entries To Wisconsin’s Wild Turkey, Pheasant And Waterfowl Stamp Design Competitions

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin artists have until July 15 to submit artwork for the 2021 Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Waterfowl Stamp design contests. Entries must be received or postmarked by July 15, 2020, and judging will take place in a closed session on July 30. For many years, the DNR’s wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp programs have […]

  • Hoffman Receives NWTF Lifetime Achievement Award

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Rick Hoffman may have retired as a researcher from the Colorado Division of Wildlife, but his lasting impact on wildlife conservation and the wild turkey in Colorado and across the country has earned him a lifetime achievement award from the National Wild Turkey Federation. “Wayne Bailey was indeed a pioneer in wild turkey management […]