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Habitat for the Hatch

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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
The Lifestyle Hub: Engage, Entertain and Educate
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    General Outdoors

    Gem State Chapter Funds Cleanup to Improve Access

    May 22, 2024

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    Policy and Advocacy

    House Takes Big Step in Farm Bill Development

    May 22, 2024

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  • NWTF Success Stories

    The Heartbeat of an NWTF JAKES Event

    May 22, 2024

    ○ 3 min

  • Conservation

    NWTF and KDFWR Boost Early Successional Habitat in the Bluegrass State

    May 22, 2024

    ○ 2 min

NWTF Convention and Sport Show

2024 NWTF Convention and Sport Show Numbers

  • 4

    Action Packed Days (3 Days of the Sport Show)

  • 72K+

    Annual Attendees

  • 500+

    Exhibitors

  • Many

    Raffle and Auction Opportunities

Revisit the 2024 Convention!

Our People

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

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Find an Event

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Find a Chapter

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)

  • 88%

    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

Habitat for the Hatch: 2024 Forecast - The National Wild Turkey Federation
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The National Wild Turkey Federation: Spotted in the Wild
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NWTF 365 David Ferguson TEASER
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The National Wild Turkey Federation: Spotted in the Wild
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