Our State Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. Goals

NWTF Alabama will conserve or enhance 250,000 acres of wildlife habitat in the next decade.
NWTF Alabama will recruit 20,000 hunters in the state over the next 10 years.
NWTF Alabama will open 10,000 acres of hunting access in the next decade.
  • NWTF Alabama partners with state and federal willife agencies, as well as other non-government organizations, to do what's best for our natural resources.
  • NWTF Alabama is committed to hunter education and providing shooting opportunities for youth through the NWTF JAKES Take Aim program.
  • NWTF Alabama mobilizes its volunteers to work with landowners, wildlife agencies and corporations to open land access to hunting. 

At the National Wild Turkey Federation, the outdoors isn’t just what’s on the other side of the glass, it’s where we feel most alive. And we’re making America the best it can be for the people and wildlife who call it home. The NWTF has divided the country in six areas — America’s Big Six of Wildlife Conservation — to focus our effort on the most critical wildlife habitat needs.

Alabama is part of America’s Southern Piney Woods and America’s Mid-South Rebirth. NWTF Alabama is committed to stop habitat loss, improve forest management, increase habitat diversity, improve water quality and maintain healthy hardwood forests.

Learn more about America's Big Six of Wildlife Conservation

Team Alabama


Derek Alkire
Director of Conservation Operations - Southeast
(352) 262-2373
Doug Little
Director of Conservation Operations - East
(518) 239-4427
Tom Spezze
National Director of Field Conservation
Tyler Briggs
Regional Director
Scott Martin
Director of Field Operations - Southeast
(336) 466-5622
Barry Woods
National Director of Event Fundraising
(620) 417-0692
Blane Merritt
Director of Development

Technical Committee

Steve Barnett
District Supervisor


Justin Grider
Hunter Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Coordinator

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