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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Becky Humphries is the new chief conservation officer.

Humphries Appointed NWTF Chief Conservation Officer

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently appointed Becky Humphries its new chief conservation officer. “I am excited to lead NWTF’s conservation efforts in this new role,” said Humphries. “Our staff is working hard to conserve the focal landscapes we have identified across the country.…

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Kansas NWTF Budgets $81,410 for State Conservation Projects

The Kansas State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently allocated $81,410 for state Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. programs in 2015. “The state level support of the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative is tremendous,” said Becky Humphries, NWTF executive…

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Eleven-year-old Logan Moore of Athens, Alabama, takes aim during Saturday and Sunday's 200-target main event.

NWTF Turkey Shoot – Where Competition Meets Family Fun

Nearly 550 shotgunners and their families attended the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Turkey Shoot at the Meadows National Gun Club in Forsyth, Georgia, helping the sporting clays event finish with a bang. Over the course of the three-day event, shooters took aim at more…

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NWTF 365 Hunts Illinois this Week on Pursuit Channel

“NWTF 365” is a new breed of outdoor television that features the impact of National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) conservation and how it helps foster prime hunting opportunities during the months outside of spring turkey season. Follow “NWTF 365” as they pursue deer, quail, elk,…

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NWTF Pledges Support for NSSF’s Project ChildSafe

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently joined the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) Project ChildSafe to promote firearm safety messaging and the Own It? Respect It. Secure It.SM (ORS) initiative. It is a natural fit as firearm safety is of the utmost importance to…

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