QDMA to Deer Hunters: We Can All #FightCWD

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in whitetails is a complex issue surrounded by confusion, but QDMA has a simple message for deer hunters: We can all take steps right now to fight this threat to the future of deer hunting. QDMA recently launched a campaign and a hashtag, #FightCWD, to transmit science-based action items to the …

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Cultivating Field to Fork

QDMA Hunting Heritage Programs Manager Hank Forester and I just wrapped up our third year of Field to Fork in Athens, Ga. and it was one of the best yet. Over the past few years we have been evaluating and fine tuning the program to better fit the needs of an adult food-focused audience interested …

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QDMA Expands Field to Fork Hunter Recruitment Into 7 New States

Field to Fork, a hunter recruitment program for adults from non-hunting backgrounds, is expanding into seven new states this year after two successful seasons of pilot testing near QDMA Headquarters in Georgia. Of 22 adult participants in the pilot program, 80 percent have continued to hunt on their own within the first year after participation …

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QDMA Tracking Ahead of Schedule on Most Five-Year Mission Goals

ATHENS, GA (August 21, 2018) – One year into QDMA’s current five-year mission goals, a progress report shows the organization is tracking ahead of pace in five of seven major areas focused on the QDMA mission to ensure the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. “Of the seven goals, we have …

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QDMA Partners With onX Hunt on CWD Map Layer

QDMA has partnered with onX, a leader in mobile mapping technology for outdoor adventures, to provide users of the onX Hunt app with a free chronic wasting disease (CWD) map layer. The layer is designed to make deer hunters more aware of CWD and its presence so they can comply with harvest, testing, and carcass …

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