NWTF will exhibit and celebrate its 50 years of conservation during 2023 SHOT Show

EDGEFIELD, SC — The year 2023 marks 50 years of fulfilling the mission of the National Wild Turkey Federation, and the conservation organization is ready to celebrate its monumental milestone with the shooting, hunting and outdoor industry in 2023. SHOT Show.

“The NWTF would not be at this point in our organization’s history without the support of our volunteers and members, along with dedicated agency and corporate partners,” said NWTF Co-CEO Jason Burckhalter. “It is for this reason that we are excited to exhibit alongside many of these partners and collaborators and join them in celebrating their role in 50 years of mission delivery and continue to build on our success beginning with our goals for next year.” .

During the 2023 SHOT Show, the NWTF will host meetings with industry partners and other supporting organizations to discuss their lofty goals for the calendar year.

The NWTF goals for 2023 include:

  • Achieve 250,000 adult members.
  • Raise $500,000 for wild turkey research.
  • Positively impact 1 million acres.
  • Dedicate $1 million to education and outreach programs.
  • Raise $5 million to modernize IT infrastructure and invest in people.
  • Raise $5 million to create a $50 million endowment.

He will also be hosting a Wednesday SHOT Show celebration at his booth (#41160) that will reflect on the incredible legacy, while also focusing on the future and delivering on the NWTF mission for the next 50 years.

For more information or to schedule a meeting with NWTF representatives to discuss partnering with a leading conservation organization, please contact Nancy King at nancy.king@nwtf.net.

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. Learn more about the NWTF.