Our State Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. Goals

NWTF Indiana will conserve or enhance 10,000 acres of wildlife habitat in the next decade.
NWTF Indiana will recruit 30,000 hunters in the state over the next 10 years.
NWTF Indiana will develop 6,120 acres of new public hunting access in the next decade.
  • NWTF Indiana is actively engaged in wildlife habitat restoration and active management of forests.
  • NWTF Indiana is committed to securing public hunting grounds and opening access to them.
  • NWTF Indiana works with state agency partners to provide mentored hunting opportunities to new hunters.

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.

Indiana is part of America’s Crossroads. NWTF Indiana is committed to improve water quality and forest health and restore grasslands.

Learn more about America's Big Six of Wildlife Conservation

Team Indiana


Ryan Boyer
District Biologist
(231) 878-5131
Jared McJunkin
Director of Conservation Operations - Central
(785) 844-1055
Tom Spezze
National Director of Field Conservation
Aaron Shaughnessy
Regional Director
Grant Schimmele
Regional Director
(260) 704-3116
Phil Ferrare
Director of Field Operations - Northeast
(814) 796-6983
Barry Woods
National Director of Event Fundraising
(620) 417-0692

Technical Committee

Steve Backs
Wildlife Research Turkey/Grouse Biologist


Andrew Niedermeyer
Save the Hunt Coordinator

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