QDMA Life Member Named Oklahoma’s 2017 Landowner Conservationist

ATHENS, GA (January 31, 2018) – QDMA would like to congratulate Life Member and Level II QDMA Deer Steward Walt Haskins of Oklahoma, who was recently recognized as the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s 2017 Landowner Conservationist of the Year. Since 2005, Walt and his family and friends have been working to improve the deer …

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QDMA Receives 132-Acre Land Donation for HQ Expansion

ATHENS, GA (January 3, 2018) – In October 2017, a man walked unannounced into the QDMA National Office and told receptionist Sherri Marsh that he wanted to speak to the person in charge. When Marsh asked for his name, the man replied “Santa Claus.” True to that name, Santa Claus delivered the most significant gift …

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Whitetail Institute Renews Corporate Partnership with QDMA

QDMA is pleased to announce that the Whitetail Institute has renewed its corporate partnership with QDMA for 2018, extending a relationship established more than a decade ago. “We’re excited to be continuing a long and mutually beneficial relationship with QDMA,” said Ray Scott, President of Whitetail Institute. “Interestingly, both QDMA and the Whitetail Institute will …

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QDMA Seeking Winter Interns in Conservation and Communications

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is offering two six-month internships, one in QDMA’s Conservation Department and one in Communications, that will run from January 1 to June 30, 2018. Conservation Internship The Conservation Intern will work with the Conservation Department on research, education, advocacy, grant writing and certification program issues. The selected candidate will …

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Field to Fork: Part 2

Hank Forester, QDMA’s Hunting Heritage Programs Manager, and I had quite the experience in Georgia last year with a pilot program we named “Field to Fork” after an existing model in Kentucky. Field to Fork spawned from a realization that an exponentially increasing percentage of Americans are becoming more concerned with where their food comes …

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