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History of the Gould’s

Unraveling the mystique of the Gould’s subspecies, the Southwestern desert’s turkey treasure.

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The mission of the National Wild Turkey Federation is the

conservation of the wild turkey

and the preservation of our hunting heritage.

Our Mission & Plan
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  • NWTF Success Stories

    NWTF Recognized by Federal Lawmakers

    Dec 06, 2023

    ○ 2 min

  • Turkey Hunting

    20 Great Gift Ideas: NWTF’s 2023 Christmas Gift Guide

    Dec 06, 2023

    ○ 6 min

  • Policy and Advocacy

    Delaware Governor Honors NWTF’s 50-Year Conservation Legacy

    Dec 06, 2023

    ○ 2 min

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    NFI 2.0 Reflects on a Year of Forestry and Conservation Achievements

    Dec 04, 2023

    ○ 3 min

NWTF Convention and Sport Show

Don't miss the 2024 NWTF Convention and Sport Show

  • 4

    Action Packed Days (3 Days of the Sport Show)

  • 67K+

    Annual Attendees

  • 500+


  • Many

    Raffle and Auction Opportunities

Room block now open for the 2024 Convention!

Our People

Locate your state chapter to find contact info for staff or volunteers in your area

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Getting involved with the NWTF starts with finding a local chapter

By the Numbers

The NWTF continues to make a difference for the wildlife and scenic lands that enrich our hunting lifestyle.

  • 22M+

    acres of wildlife habitat conserved or enhanced

  • 1.5M+

    hunters recruited (since 2012)

  • 700K+

    acres opened for hunting (since 2012)

  • 86%

    of expenditures invested in the mission

NWTF By the Numbers
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Our achievements today will be felt for generations to come—a lasting legacy to be proud of.

Gear Up for Your Next Hunt

Dr. James Earl Kennamer Scholarship Program Opens November 1, 2023.

The purpose of the academic scholarship program is to recognize and reward an NWTF member, who is currently a senior in high school, for their outstanding academic achievement, community involvement and leadership roles.

The national scholarship winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship, sponsored by Mossy Oak.

For eligibility requirements, visit the JAKES Program page.

Apply Today!

Spotted in the Wild

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The National Wild Turkey Federation: Spotted in the Wild


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