Action Alert: Minnesota SF 271 – Antler Point Restrictions

Minnesota Senate File 271 (SF 271), if passed, would amend current law to prohibit the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) from imposing an antler point restriction (APR) anywhere in the state. Currently, the Commissioner can implement APRs in the Series 300 deer permit areas, and Minnesota law allows MDNR to impose …

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Action Alert: Maine House Paper 321 – Baiting of Deer

Maine House Paper 321 (H.P. 321) would allow the holder of a valid license to hunt deer to place bait to hunt deer. The National Deer Alliance (NDA) opposes the expansion of baiting where not currently legal, but we will not work to repeal baiting where currently legal, except where CWD (or other known diseases) …

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Action Alert: Mississippi House Bill 382 – CWD Sampling of Captive Deer

Mississippi House Bill 382 (H 382) amends existing statutory language with respect to chronic wasting disease (CWD) sampling requirements for deer harvested by hunting or dying from other causes within any enclosure. Among other things, the bill establishes a minimum submission of samples for testing from inside a high-fenced enclosure of at least one deer …

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NDA Joins Other Conservation Organizations in Supporting the 30 by 30 Initiative

The National Deer Association (NDA) is proud to join 41 hunting, fishing and conservation organizations in taking a significant step forward for conservation by officially joining as a signatory to the “Hunting and Fishing Community Statement on the 30 by 30 Initiative.” The 30 by 30 Initiative seeks to establish a goal of protecting 30% …

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Action Alert: Kansas Deer Hunting Bills

The National Deer Association (NDA) is encouraging Kansas members to engage on two deer hunting bills currently in the Kansas House of Representatives: House Bills 2331 and 2336. House Bill 2331 (HB 2331) establishes a system to approve and administer the transfer of regular landowner or tenant hunt-on-your-own-land big game permits from the original recipient …

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