Pee Dee Branch (S.C.) Makes Multiple Donations

The Pee Dee Branch recently made donations for three local projects focusing on area youth. First, $500 was presented to the Harry Hampton Wildlife fund to provide special double occupancy deer stands to be used in a special youth-only hunting area on the Marsh Wildlife Management area in Marion County. The Dillon County 4-H youth …

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Cadillac Area Branch (Mich.) Receives Generous Grant

QDMA is pleased to announce that its Cadillac Area Branch in Michigan recently received a generous $20,000 grant from the General Mills Foundation.   The contribution was made possible by a special one-time only grants program developed to commemorate General Mills’ 150th Anniversary by inviting General Mills employees worldwide to nominate deserving nonprofits in their …

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South Carolina 4-H Food Plot Project Winners Announced

Nicholas Stalford of York County and Myles Hutton (pictured) of Pickens County won the 2015-2016 South Carolina 4-H Wildlife Food Plot Project. For the project, 4-H members plant and grow food for wildlife and are judged based on their plots’ productivity and their plot-management records. Youth learn to identify different types of plants and signs …

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Lake Martin Branch (Ala.) Offers Habitat Tour

The Lake Martin Branch partnered with the Tallapoosa County Treasure Forest Association to offer a Timber and Wildlife Habitat Tour at Jerry and Genelle Brown’s farm near Hackneyville. The focus of the tour was to show how planting supplemental crops like fruit trees, thinning stands of timber, prescribed burning and planting native warm season grasses …

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Delaware Branch Assists With Healthy Kids Day

On June 2, the Delaware Branch provided an educational presentation on deer biology and behavior to approximately 1,000 fourth graders at the Healthy Kids Day event at Trap Pond State Park. Members of the Branch that presented and assisted were Chip West, Andrew Martin (President), Jim Kemble, Patty Utley, and Ron Haas (Treasurer).