House Votes to Advance $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill with Broad Implications for Public Lands and Waters

The Build Back Better Act invests heavily in public lands and waters, important habitat and key management programs; however, hardrock mining measures were stripped WASHINGTON – Following months of negotiations, the U.S. House of Representatives today voted to pass a massive, $1.7 trillion spending bill using the budget reconciliation process. The Build Back Better Act… Continue reading House Votes to Advance $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill with Broad Implications for Public Lands and Waters

House Passes Highway Bill with Strong Investments in Habitat and Access

Senate must now act to establish a first-of-its-kind federal grant program for wildlife crossings and advance other important conservation priorities (Washington, D.C.) — In a 221-201 floor vote today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the INVEST in America Act, a five-year highway bill with much-needed funding for fish and wildlife habitat connectivity, climate resilience, and… Continue reading House Passes Highway Bill with Strong Investments in Habitat and Access

Apex Clean Energy powers Illinois conservation effort

A new partnership between Apex Clean Energy (Apex) and Ducks Unlimited (DU) will improve wildlife habitat in the lower Illinois River Valley, a region crucial to community recreation and several species of winged wildlife. Apex, a leading clean energy company, contributed $300,000 to Ducks Unlimited – the first recipient of the newly launched Apex Conservation… Continue reading Apex Clean Energy powers Illinois conservation effort

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,… Continue reading NWTF Congratulates U.S. Forest Service Chief on Retirement

National Deer Association Announces New Partnership with Vortex®

The National Deer Association (NDA) has announced a new partnership with Vortex Optics for 2021. Support from Vortex® plays an integral part in promoting deer conservation and educational efforts along with NDA’s broader mission. The American owned, veteran owned, Wisconsin based company is synonymous with quality products across a variety of applications that deliver results time after… Continue reading National Deer Association Announces New Partnership with Vortex®

NDA Welcomes Administration Report Outlining 30 by 30 Principles and Goals With Hunter and Angler Input

The National Deer Association (NDA) welcomes the recently-released report, America the Beautiful, from the U.S. Departments of the Interior (DOI), Agriculture (USDA) and Commerce (DOC), and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), outlining a locally led and voluntary nationwide conservation goal to conserve 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030. More widely… Continue reading NDA Welcomes Administration Report Outlining 30 by 30 Principles and Goals With Hunter and Angler Input

NDA Continues Virtual Meetings to Discuss Chronic Wasting Disease Management in Pennsylvania

The National Deer Association (NDA) continues hosting a series of virtual public meetings supported by the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) to discuss Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state. During each meeting, NDA President and CEO Nick Pinizzotto is joined by representatives from the PGC and other experts in the field to discuss the latest plans on… Continue reading NDA Continues Virtual Meetings to Discuss Chronic Wasting Disease Management in Pennsylvania

NDA Invites Adam Keith and Matt Dye of Land & Legacy for May Beer & Deer Webinar

The National Deer Association (NDA) will host Adam Keith and Matt Dye from Land & Legacy on today’s Beer & Deer webinar. Supporters can tune in today, May 10, at 7:00 p.m. EST for this month’s episode: Old Field Management – The Value for Bucks, Does and Fawns. To register for this, and other NDA Beer & Deer webinars,… Continue reading NDA Invites Adam Keith and Matt Dye of Land & Legacy for May Beer & Deer Webinar

RMEF Marks 37 Years of Conservation

MISSOULA, Mont. — May 14th is a monumental day in conservation. On this date in 1984, four elk hunters in northwest Montana officially founded the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. “Our founders and their families had a vision and sacrificed much to establish… Continue reading RMEF Marks 37 Years of Conservation

Increased Support of National Deer Association from Firminator to be Accompanied by 2021 Membership Drive

The National Deer Association (NDA) is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with longtime supporter of NDA, Firminator. Building on a relationship that began in 2012, Ranew’s Outdoor Equipment, maker of the Firminator food plot implement, has increased their contribution to the NDA by becoming an official sponsor. Ranew’s previously earned the group’s Corporate Achievement Award in 2019.… Continue reading Increased Support of National Deer Association from Firminator to be Accompanied by 2021 Membership Drive