Tag: wild turkeys

  • NWTF Congratulates U.S. Forest Service Chief on Retirement

    NWTF Congratulates U.S. Forest Service Chief on Retirement

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation congratulates USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen on her upcoming retirement in August. For more than 40 years, the Forest Service has been the NWTF’s largest federal conservation partner, helping us to impact more than 20 million acres of wildlife habitat across public and private lands through stewardship agreements, […]

  • NWTF AND OTF ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER CROSS-PROMOTIONAL PARTNERSHIP TO GET KIDS OUTSIDE

    NWTF AND OTF ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER CROSS-PROMOTIONAL PARTNERSHIP TO GET KIDS OUTSIDE

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation is joining forces with the Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation to support national conservation and R3 efforts through their first-ever, cross-promotional partnership. The NWTF will promote OTF’s unique Outdoor Adventures program to its more than 200,000 members in nearly 1,600 local chapters, and OTF will promote NWTF’s JAKES program to its […]

  • NWTF supports Bonnie nomination to USDA

    NWTF supports Bonnie nomination to USDA

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation applauds President Joe Biden’s nomination 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 […]

  • NWTF applauds introduction of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

    NWTF applauds introduction of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation praises the introduction of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2021, the most significant investment in wildlife conservation since the passage of the Pittman-Robertson Act of 1937 and the Dingell-Johnson Act of 1950. Introduced today by Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.), the bipartisan bill will dedicate […]

  • Croushore Awarded 2021 Dr. James Earl Kennamer Academic Scholarship

    Croushore Awarded 2021 Dr. James Earl Kennamer Academic Scholarship

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation surprised Nicole Croushore of Smithton, Pennsylvania with a $10,000 check for being the winner of the 2021 Dr. James Earl Kennamer Academic Scholarship.  “Hunting has taught me a lot of things; it has taught me patience, good ethics and an appreciation for wildlife and the outdoors, but more importantly, […]

  • NWTF Now Accepting Wild Turkey Record Submissions Online

    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 […]

  • Remington Ammunition Launches New Website

    Remington Ammunition Launches New Website

    Remington Ammunition has launched a new website at www.remington.com to make it faster and easier than ever before to find the quality ammunition known by all hunters and shooters. For generations, Remington has been combining the finest components with cutting-edge innovation to deliver top-notch performance in every round of the company’s American-loaded ammunition. “Our redesigned site […]

  • Gov. Ricketts proclaims Nebraska best turkey hunting destination in United States

    Gov. Ricketts proclaims Nebraska best turkey hunting destination in United States

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters from across the country have come to discover what Nebraskans know – the state has excellent wild turkey hunting. For the fifth year in a row, Gov. Pete Ricketts has proclaimed Nebraska the best turkey hunting destination in the United States. Nebraska has a restored and abundant population of wild turkeys, […]

  • Martone Receives Conservation Award

    Martone Receives Conservation Award

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—Ralph Martone of Pennsylvania received national recognition from the National Wild Turkey Federation as recipient of the Roger M. Latham Sportsman Wild Turkey Service Award for his dedication to the NWTF mission. “Accepting this award is the culmination of a more than 40-year journey that began as a chance meeting with Roger Latham,” Martone […]

  • Williams Receives Conservation Award

    Williams Receives Conservation Award

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—Richard Williams of Arizona has received national recognition from the National Wild Turkey Federation as recipient of the Roger M. Latham Sportsman Wild Turkey Service Award for his dedication to the NWTF mission. “2020 was a challenging year for many,” Williams said. “The NWTF is certainly included in that count. What an amazing job […]