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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West Central Illinois Branch Hosts Antler Scramble

The West Central Illinois Branch recently held its fourth annual Antler Scramble at the Big Red Barn in New Windsor. The event hosted 102 kids, along with their guardians. The day began with a short presentation provided by Branch Vice President, Garrett Feik, and Regional Director, Sam Leatherman. The talk covered how antlers are grown …

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Louisiana State Advisory Council Hosts Big Buck Contest

The 36th Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show was held March 17-20 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. This year, the Louisiana State Advisory Council (SAC) once again hosted the Big Buck Contest at the largest outdoor show in the state. The Big Buck Contest ended with 111 entries, mostly from Louisiana and Mississippi, with …

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QDMA Provides Recommended Practices for Hunters in CWD Zones

ATHENS, GA (February 24, 2016) – To answer the concerns of deer hunters in areas affected by chronic wasting disease (CWD), QDMA has compiled recommend practices and answers to frequently asked questions in a free document that can be downloaded and easily distributed in affected communities. “Michigan recently became the newest state to detect CWD …

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