QDMA’s 2019 Advocacy Issues

QDMA regularly engages in policy discussions that concern white-tailed deer, including legislation and regulations proposed at the local, state and federal level. This page serves as an archive of QDMA’s policy positions for 2019. QDMA evaluates policy matters on a case-by-case basis, and the organization’s position on each is based on what is best for …

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QDMA Welcomes Spring 2019 Conservation Interns

QDMA recently welcomed two new interns for the spring semester. Tyler Hathaway and Nathan Cranata join the Conservation Department under Director Kip Adams. “Our new interns will assist us in numerous areas including advocacy and educational programs, as well as help promote the good work done by QDMA staff and volunteers,” said Adams. “Our internship program …

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Jake Grages Joins QDMA as a Wildlife Management Cooperative Specialist

QDMA is pleased to announce that Jake Grages has joined the organization as a Wildlife Management Cooperative Specialist in southern Missouri. Grages comes to QDMA from the Daybreak Ranch, where he served as the hunting operations manager. “I’m excited about the opportunity to join the QDMA team,” said Grages. “I am also looking forward to …

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Buck Harvest Up, Doe Harvest Down – Whitetail Report 2019

ATHENS, GA (January 16, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) today released its 11th annual Whitetail Report, a comprehensive update on the status of white-tailed deer including deer harvest trends through the 2017-18 season, the most recent hunting season with complete deer harvest data available from most whitetail states and Canadian provinces. Overall, …

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QDMA Branches Embrace Field to Fork

New York The Greater Rochester Southern Tier Branch partnered with the Cornell Cooperative Extension to run a Field to Fork out of the Rochester Public Market that very much followed the Athens, Georgia pilot program. They accepted seven hunters, hosted two classroom sessions, assisted with hunter education, visited the gun range, gathered for meat processing …

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