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NWTF Chapters Receive National Conservation Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The NWTF presented its Acreage and Partnership awards to NWTF chapters for outstanding achievement in leading regional grassroot conservation efforts.

February 18, 20242 min read

Representatives from the Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota and Texas state chapters accepted their awards during the NWTF’s 48th annual Convention and Sport Show, sponsored by Mossy Oak.

The accomplishments of this year’s winners include:

NWTF Alabama State Chapter – Acreage Award

The NWTF gives this award to the state chapter that accomplishes the greatest number of conserved or enhanced acres through direct financial contributions from Super Fund and other funding sources in the previous year.

In 2023, the NWTF Alabama Chapter conserved or enhanced 161,233.5 acres.

Partnership Award – Multiple States

For 2023, the Partnership Award is given to NWTF state chapters for contributing to research and NWTF landscape-scale initiatives that go beyond state lines.

Winners include the Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota and Texas state chapters.

“Our dedicated volunteers across the country are vital to the NWTF’s success in delivering its mission,” NWTF co-CEO Kurt Dyroff said. “Whether it is the Alabama State Chapter conserving or enhancing an extraordinary amount of acreage in a calendar year or the many chapters the contributed to conservation efforts beyond their state lines, we are proud to honor these chapters for an incredible year in conservation with both the Acreage Award and the Partnership Award.”

About the National Wild Turkey Federation  

Since 1973, the National Wild Turkey Federation has invested over half a billion dollars into wildlife conservation and has positively impacted over 23 million acres of critical wildlife habitat. The NWTF has also invested over $9 million into wild turkey research to guide the management of the wild turkey population and to ensure sustainable populations into perpetuity. The organization continues to deliver its mission by working across boundaries on a landscape scale through its Four Shared Values: clean and abundant water, healthy forests and wildlife habitat, resilient communities, and robust recreational opportunities. With the help of its dedicated members, partners and staff, the NWTF continues its work to provide Healthy Habitats. and Healthy Harvests. for future generations.

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  • Convention and Sport Show
  • Healthy Habitats
  • Land Management