National Wild Turkey Federation

National Wild Turkey Federation

The National Wild Turkey Federation is the leader in upland wildlife habitat conservation in North America. The NWTF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving the wild turkey and preserving our hunting heritage.

Through dynamic partnerships with state, federal and provincial wildlife agencies, the NWTF and its members have helped restore wild turkey populations throughout North America, spending more than $331 million to conserve nearly 16 million acres of habitat. Wild turkeys and hundreds of other species of upland wildlife, including quail, deer, grouse, pheasant and songbirds, benefit from this improved habitat.

The NWTF also brings new conservationists and hunters into the fold through outdoor education events and its Women in the Outdoors, Wheelin' Sportsmen, JAKES and Xtreme JAKES youth outreach programs. Our dedicated NWTF volunteers introduce about 100,000 people to the outdoors through these programs every year.

Founded in 1973, the NWTF is headquartered in Edgefield, S.C., and has local chapters in every state and Canada. According to many state and federal agencies, the restoration of the wild turkey is arguably the greatest conservation success story in North America's wildlife history.

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Brian Sloan poses with his targets from the 20-Gauge Open Division finals at the NWTF World Still Target Champsionships.

HEVI-Shot Sweeps 20-Gauge Division at Still Target Championships

Winners of all three 20-gauge titles at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) World Still Target Championships used HEVI-Shot ammunition to overcome challenging weather conditions and bring home titles in their respective divisions. “HEVI-Shot is known for making high-quality ammunition,” said Rhett Simmons, NWTF special…

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Upland habitat, improved public access comes with PF’s first “Build a Wildlife Area” project in state.

Conservation Organizations Partner for Kansas Wildlife

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), Pheasants Forever (PF), Quail Forever (QF), and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) recently acquired and dedicated a 484-acre tract of land named the Blue Valley Wildlife Area. “This is just one example of what we can…

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