Friday, May 26, 2023

National Deer Association to Host Habitat Enhancement In-Person Module Missouri

May 26, 2023 – The National Deer Association (NDA) has announced an exciting Deer Steward Module scheduled for July 14-16, 2023 in Jamestown, Missouri. The Module will feature experts like Dr. Craig Harper from the University of Tennessee and Kip Adams from NDA and will benefit new and veteran landowners alike. The module will provide attendees with a foundation of skill covering everything from the management of ground level vegetation to meeting wildlife management goals. The course also focuses on mechanical and chemical treatment methods in forests, fields and food plots.

“This is an amazing opportunity for landowners and managers to gain access to valuable expertise and hands-on training from some of the best brains in wildlife and habitat management,” said Ben Westfall, NDA Conservation Coordinator. “Since 2015, we have been hosting these modules as a way to give landowners access to the valuable information they need to generate a positive impact on their local habitats and wildlife. This event is a one stop shop for attendees to take any property to the next level and create a noticeable impact on deer populations.”

The Habitat Enhancement Module at Clay Farms will be led by Dr Craig Harper, Kip Adams, and Ben Westfall. Attendees will learn everything about habitat including early succession management, forest stand improvement, prescribed fire, plant identification and much more.

The program costs $750 for NDA members, $800 for non-members and $700 for Life or Sponsor members. This rate includes instruction, course guide, certificate, some meals/snacks, and a NDA membership for non-member price.

About the National Deer Association

The National Deer Association is the leading non-profit deer conservation group and works to ensure the future of wild deer, wildlife habitat and hunting. Formed by combining the strengths of two long-serving, successful organizations, the National Deer Association has a combined 40 years of action that has changed deer management for the betterment of hunting and protected North America’s most vital and admired game species for future generations. Visit or follow @deerassociation on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok.