Tuberculosis News Causes Unnecessary Concern for Most Deer Hunters

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) touched off a wave of nationwide headlines about deer hunters and tuberculosis, but most news coverage failed to provide a very important detail: Bovine tuberculosis is eradicated in white-tailed deer except in a small area in the northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Outside northeast …

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10 to 15 Million Acres of Deer Hunting Land Impacted by QDMA Deer Stewards

QDMA’s popular Deer Steward advanced education courses have influenced management on an estimated 10 to 15 million acres of public and private hunting land since initiation in 2007, helping hunters improve deer populations and wildlife habitat across 47 states and Canada. Deer Steward began in 2007 with Level 1 and Level 2 in-person training courses, …

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QDMA Joins Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters in Defending Public Deer Hunting Land

QDMA is now an official conservation partner of Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters, a group dedicated to preserving Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA). This nearly 1.1 million-acre wilderness area is home to some of the best backcountry white-tailed deer hunting in the United States but is currently threatened by sulfide-ore copper mining. This type …

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Mathews Archery Joins QDMA as a Corporate Sponsor

ATHENS, GA (August 26, 2019) – Mathews Archery is now an official Corporate Sponsor of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), and Mathews’ subsidiary, Mission Crossbows, is now a QDMA Corporate Supporter. “We are extremely excited about our partnership with Mathews Archery and Mission Crossbows because they make high-quality archery products that benefit our members …

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QDMA Releases New Video Highlighting Field to Fork Program

ATHENS, GA (August 20, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), in partnership with the Georgia R3 Initiative, has released a new video highlighting their highly acclaimed Field to Fork adult-mentored hunting program with the support of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). The video is available on both YouTube and Facebook through the links …

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