Youth Turkey Hunt a Success

Youth Turkey Hunt a Success

On March 29th The Edgefield Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation along with many volunteers hosted a “Mentored Youth Turkey Hunt“.  This event  not only gave boys and girls who might not ordinarily have the chance to hunt the experience of hunting, but also to be paired with a seasoned turkey caller to learn […]

Greenwood Miracle League for Special Needs Children

Greenwood Miracle League for Special Needs Children

The Miracle League is a baseball league that gives boys and girls ages 4-19 with special needs and disabilities in Greenwood and surrounding counties an opportunity to play.   Our motto is “every child deserves a chance to play baseball.”  All games are played at the Burton Center on a special rubberized field with the spring […]

NWTF Supports Changes to South Carolina Turkey Season

NWTF Supports Changes to South Carolina Turkey Season

The National Wild Turkey Federation backs two bills in the South Carolina General Assembly that provide more opportunities for turkey hunters, establish a permanent youth turkey hunting day and help turkey populations recover following a multi-year decline in reproduction. South Carolina house bill H4838 and its senate companion bill S1070 propose significant modifications to current […]

Thurmond Lake Campgrounds to Open for 2014 Recreation Season

Thurmond Lake Campgrounds to Open for 2014 Recreation Season

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office will open the following campgrounds for the 2014 recreation season on the dates listed below. All campground reservations can be made by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service toll-free at 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov. Petersburg Campground, Columbia County, Ga. Sites 1 – 27 open year-round; […]

Four National Conservation Organizations Team Up for Conservation

Four National Conservation Organizations Team Up for Conservation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Four of the nation’s largest wild bird conservation organizations have joined forces to ensure that wild bird habitat conservation and our shared hunting heritage remain strong for generations to come. Ducks Unlimited (DU), the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), Pheasants Forever (PF) and Quail Forever (QF) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) […]

Turkey Hunts Scheduled this April at Thurmond Lake; Limited Slots Available

Turkey Hunts Scheduled this April at Thurmond Lake; Limited Slots Available

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will host two turkey hunts this spring at the Bussey Point Wildlife Management Area on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. Bussey Point is a 2,545-acre peninsula located at the confluence of the Savannah River and the Little River in Lincoln County, Ga. The peninsula normally is closed to […]

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