QDMA Welcomes YETI as Its Newest Corporate Partner

ATHENS, GA (May 20, 2016) – YETI, makers of coolers designed by and built for serious outdoor enthusiasts, is the newest Corporate Partner of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA). “YETI founders Roy and Ryan Seiders grew up hunting whitetails and fishing across Texas and beyond. For them, it was and is a way of …

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Heart O’Lakes Whitetails Branch (Minn.) Hosts Youth Turkey Hunt

The Heart O’Lakes Whitetails Branch held their 5th Annual Youth Turkey Hunt this past April. The hunt hosted 15 hunters with the help of 15 mentors and 30 volunteers and parents. Ten landowners offered up their properties to the kids. To qualify for the hunt, the youth had to complete an essay highlighting why they …

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Farm Country Whitetails Branch Hosts Habitat Field Day

In April, the Farm Country Whitetails Branch hosted a habitat field day with special guest Erich Long of Drumming Log Wildlife Management. Erich is a QDMA Deer Steward III, as well as QDMA’s 2009 Al Brothers Professional Deer Manager of the Year. Around 30 people gathered at a Branch member’s property to hear Erich talk …

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Georgia Foothills Branch Awards Scholarship

On April 21, the Georgia Foothills Branch awarded a $500 college scholarship to Brandon Kilby of Rabun County. The scholarship was limited to graduating high school seniors who will be entering a field of study that benefits the QDMA through education, research or law enforcement.  Brandon is an avid hunter who will be studying natural …

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Georgia Foothills Branch Donates Classroom Curriculum

During March, the Georgia Foothills Branch donated four “QDMA in the Classroom” memberships to educators in both Habersham and Rabun County schools. According to agricultural educator Zack Free of Habersham County Ninth Grade Academy, the white-tailed deer curriculum has helped his wildlife education program immensely. These classroom tools will help further the wildlife education programs …

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