NWTF aims to restore, build up numbers

Turkey was the talk at Monday’s Batesville Rotary Club meeting at Kelley Wyatt’s Restaurant in Batesville.

National Wild Turkey Federation Regional Director Chris McDonald spoke to the members about the organization’s successes in helping rebound the turkey population in the U.S. and also some of the current challenges it faces.

Since its founding in 1973, the NWTF, which has more than 250,000 members and volunteers, along with wildlife agencies and corporate partners, have helped restore and manage North America’s current population of more than 7 million wild turkeys. It has also helped acquire or improve habitat on more than 17 million acres of public, private and corporate lands and spent more than $372 million conserving habitat and upholding our hunting heritage.

Read the rest here: https://guardonline.com/?p=232916

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