NWTF chapters receive national awards for outstanding achievement

EDGEFIELD, SC — For outstanding achievement in helping the National Wild Turkey Federation improve hunter recruiting efforts, two chapters received a national award.

Representatives from the Michigan and New Jersey NWTF state chapters accepted Save the Hunt awards during NWTF 50he 47th anniversary celebrationhe Annual convention and sports extravaganza, sponsored by Mossy Oak.

He Michigan State Chapter he was awarded for the highest cumulative number of hunters recruited.

He Wyoming State Chapter was awarded for the highest percentage growth of recruited hunters.

“From our longest-running chapters to those just getting started, we need everyone working to deliver our outreach and education programs,” said NWTF Co-Executive Director Kurt Dyroff. “We are proud to recognize the Michigan and Wyoming state chapters with Save the Hunt awards for reaching new heights in hunter recruiting.”

About the National Wild Turkey Federation

Since 1973, the National Wild Turkey Federation has invested more than half a billion dollars in wildlife conservation and has conserved or improved more than 22 million acres of critical wildlife habitat. The organization continues to advance wildlife conservation, forest resiliency, and robust recreational opportunities across the US by working beyond borders at the landscape scale.

2023 is the 50th of the NWTF he anniversary and an opportunity to push the organization’s mission into the future while honoring its rich history. for his 50 he anniversary, the NWTF has set six ambitious goals: positively impact 1 million acres of wildlife habitat; raise $500,000 for wild turkey research; increase membership to 250,000 members; dedicate $1 million to education and outreach programs; raise $5 million to invest in technology and the people of NWTF; and raise $5 million to build a $50 million endowment for the future. Find out how you can help us achieve these lofty goals.