QDMA Seeking Winter Interns in Conservation and Communications

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is offering two six-month internships, one in QDMA’s Conservation Department and one in Communications, that will run from January 1 to June 30, 2018. Conservation Internship The Conservation Intern will work with the Conservation Department on research, education, advocacy, grant writing and certification program issues. The selected candidate will …

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Mid Carolina Branch Hosts Leo’s Outdoor Adventure

The Mid Carolina Branch hosted an outdoor education event for youth with special needs in June at Branch President Trey Harrell’s Farm. The Branch partnered with Leo’s Pride Foundation to help with outdoor education and funding for youth with rare diseases. The foundation was named for Leo Bugenske, who suffers from the rare disease, spinal …

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Field to Fork: Part 2

Hank Forester, QDMA’s Hunting Heritage Programs Manager, and I had quite the experience in Georgia last year with a pilot program we named “Field to Fork” after an existing model in Kentucky. Field to Fork spawned from a realization that an exponentially increasing percentage of Americans are becoming more concerned with where their food comes …

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To Fight Poaching, QDMA Supports “Ranger Hotline Day” in Georgia

ATHENS, GA (October 24, 2017) – Brian Murphy, CEO of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), today joined other conservation leaders and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal for the signing of a proclamation naming October 24 “Ranger Hotline Day” in Georgia. The Ranger Hotline provides a way for citizens to report illegal hunting activity, anonymously if they …

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Mossy Oak – the Official Camouflage of QDMA

ATHENS, GA (October 23, 2017) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is proud to announce it has designated Mossy Oak® as the official camouflage of QDMA and Mossy Oak Break-Up Country® as the official camouflage pattern of QDMA. The designation is part of a broader partnership agreement that will expand on a nearly 20-year …

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