Action Alert: New York Deer Hunting Regulation Proposals

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently announced proposed rulemaking to allow big game hunters to hunt during the entire daily period of ambient light, increase antlerless deer harvest in specific Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) where needed, and enhance hunter safety while big game hunting with a firearm. Specifically, the proposed rulemaking …

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Action Alert: USFS Seeking Comments on Chattahoochee National Forest Management Project

The United States Forest Service (USFS) recently announced a revised proposal to ensure the long-term sustainability of the Foothills Landscape of the Chattahoochee National Forest. Known as the Foothills Landscape Project (FLP), the purpose of the project is to maintain or restore biologic integrity, connectivity, resilience, and soil and water quality on the 157,625 acres …

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John Annoni, Natalie Krebs Join NDA Board of Directors

The National Deer Association (NDA) is pleased to announce John Annoni and Natalie Krebs have been appointed to the NDA Board of Directors. Both new members bring a variety of skills and experience to the table and will play integral parts working with the Board to achieve NDA’s mission.  “When we merged two organizations and …

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COVID Hurt CWD Sampling in Deer. We Must Bring It Back.

One thing we are certainly seeing a lot of these days are parallels drawn between COVID-19 and other aspects of what was our pre-pandemic “normal” existence. It’s our way to try and make sense of what the past year has really meant by relating the experience to traumatic circumstances we’ve previously felt prior to March …

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Action Alert: South Carolina Sunday Hunting Input Opportunities

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in coordination with Clemson University, is currently evaluating options for Sunday hunting on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in South Carolina. Currently, South Carolinians can hunt on Sundays on private lands. Public WMAs, however, are closed to Sunday hunting. Anyone with an interest in Sunday hunting on WMAs …

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