QDMA’s 2020 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 2020. To see what issues QDMA engaged in during 2019, click here. QDMA evaluates policy matters on a case-by-case basis, and the …

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QDMA Fights for Deer in All 50 States on a Record 169 Policy Issues

QDMA increased advocacy on behalf of whitetails and deer hunters to a record level in 2019, engaging on 169 policy items, the most ever in a single year for the organization. The 2019 list of action items also meant QDMA was active on issues in all 50 states, another first. “We strive to advocate for …

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Cheyne Matzenbacher Joins QDMA as a Wildlife Management Cooperative Specialist

QDMA is pleased to announce that Cheyne Matzenbacher has joined the organization as a Wildlife Management Cooperative Specialist in southern Missouri. A Missouri native and lifelong deer hunter, Matzenbacher comes to QDMA from Harris County Texas Precinct 4, where he served as the outdoor education programmer for the Trails as Parks division. “I’m honored and …

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QDMA Launches Deer Hunting 101 YouTube Series for New Hunters

Whether you’re repairing home appliances or skinning a deer, YouTube has become the search engine of choice for beginners and do-it-yourselfers, and QDMA is there for new and aspiring deer hunters. A new YouTube series, QDMA’s Deer Hunting 101, went live in October with how-to videos that provide all the reliable information a new hunter …

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QDMA and Kalkomey Launch First-Ever Deer Hunting 101 Online Course

QDMA and Kalkomey Enterprises, LLC have partnered to deliver the Today’s Hunter Deer 101 course, the first-ever online course of its kind, developed to teach prospective deer hunters everything they need to know to be safe and successful. “Learning how to become a deer hunter can be intimidating, especially if you don’t have a mentor,” …

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