QDMA Adds First Habitat Enhancement Module to Deer Steward Program

ATHENS, GA (September 1, 2016) – A sold-out class of deer hunters and habitat managers attended QDMA’s first Habitat Enhancement Module, a new educational feature that focuses on advanced techniques in a single area of QDMA’s popular Deer Steward curriculum. QDMA Director of Outreach and Education and wildlife biologist Kip Adams and University of Tennessee …

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Valley Guiding and Outfitting Supports QDMA Canada

ATHENS, GA (August 26, 2016) – The Quality Deer Management Association in Canada (QDMA Canada) is pleased to announce Valley Guiding and Outfitting as its newest supporter. Valley Guiding and Outfitting (VGO) operates in Eastern Ontario, providing fully guided fishing charters on the Ottawa River as well as habitat consultations and production of their own food plot seed …

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North Mountain Branch (Penn.) Sponsors Women in the Outdoors

On August 21 the North Mountain Branch sponsored its first Women in the Outdoors program.  Nineteen women participated in three hands-on activities;  light handgun, light rifle and archery shooting.  Three conservation organizations — the Quality Deer Management Association, the National Wild Turkey Federation and Ducks Unlimited — gave demonstrations during the day.

Pennsylvania State Advisory Council Partners with Ag Progress Days

August marked a milestone for the Pennsylvania State Advisory Council (SAC) for 15 years of partnership with Penn State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences’ Ag Progress Days (APD). Assisted by members of QDMA’s Happy Valley Branch and recent graduates of Pennsylvania Wildlife Leadership Academy’s Pennsylvania Bucktails and Pennsylvania Bruins field schools, the Council hosted a …

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Rick Dahl Joins QDMA Board of Directors

QDMA is pleased to announce that Rick Dahl of Missouri has joined the QDMA National Board of Directors. Dahl, a 30-year veteran of the investment management industry, served as Chief Investment Officer of the $8 billion Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System from 1995 until his retirement this year. Dahl is a Life Member of QDMA. …

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