NWTF and SCDNR Work Together to Create Hunters

NWTF and SCDNR Work Together to Create Hunters

EDGEFIELD, S.C., December 22, 2014 – The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently hosted the its third successful mentored youth deer hunt through the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Take One Make One (TOMO) program. Local youth, who would not otherwise get the opportunity to hunt, were given exclusive access to pristine food plots on […]

DNR to Conduct Youth Duck Hunting Clinic Jan. 19

DNR to Conduct Youth Duck Hunting Clinic Jan. 19

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Take One Make One program will be hosting a free youth duck clinic on Jan. 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic will be held on Edisto Island. The duck clinic will introduce the students to duck identification, skeet shooting on the range, dog demonstrations and retrieving, waterfowl […]

New Research Sheds Light on Buck Movements Related to Hunting

New Research Sheds Light on Buck Movements Related to Hunting

A recently completed cooperative study between the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Auburn University, and Brosnan Forest will help researchers and hunters better understand buck movements and behavior around food plots and deer stands. According to Charles Ruth, Deer and Turkey Program coordinator for DNR, this is one in a series of cooperative studies […]

Wild Turkey Reproduction Increases Slightly this Summer

Wild Turkey Reproduction Increases Slightly this Summer

Annually since the early 1980’s, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians and conservation officers, as well as many volunteers from other natural resource agencies and the general public. Although reproduction increased over […]

NWTF Wins $45,000 for Conservation Efforts 

NWTF Wins $45,000 for Conservation Efforts 

Nationwide’s “Preserve your Passion” contest recently ended with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) collecting the highest voter percentage and winning the top prize of $45,000. Recognizing the importance of hunting and fishing to its members and conservation partners, Nationwide created the “Preserve Your Passion” contest to give $75,000 to conservation and help create or […]

NWTF Hosts Groundbreaking Meeting to Increase Hunting Participation 

NWTF Hosts Groundbreaking Meeting to Increase Hunting Participation 

Representatives from state wildlife agencies gathered with National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) staff and volunteers for a weekend of training and collaboration aimed at solving the biggest problem facing both conservation and hunting industries – lack of new hunter recruitment and retention. The NWTF is the first non-governmental organization to unite state and federal wildlife […]

Wardlaw All-Stars

Wardlaw All-Stars

Four Wardlaw Players have been named to both the All-Region and the SCISAA 1A All-Star teams. Pictured L to R Beth Warnken, Carly Anne Carr, Katie Warnken (All-Region Player of the Year), and Nicole Jackson

Wardlaw Captures Volleyball State Championship

Wardlaw Captures Volleyball State Championship

The Wardlaw Volley Ball Team won their state championship last night. Their Headmaster/Principal Whitlock declared Monday night as a “no homework night” so the students would be free to attend the game. Below are the names of the team memebers and their coaches: Nicole Jackson, senior Katie Warnken, senior Carly Anne Carr, junior Lauren Hammett, […]

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