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By Tesia Galvan
Staff Writer 

'Save the habitat, save the hunt'

National Wild Turkey Federation initiative to reverse loss of access for hunters


September 14, 2016

WORLAND – A national wildlife organization started an initiative to reverse the declining numbers of hunters and increase access.

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently launched “Save the Habitat, Save the Hunt.” A national “initiative with the effort to reverse the trends of declining hunter numbers, habitat loss, and loss of access for outdoor recreationists,” Regional Director with National Wild Turkey Federation Jason Tarwater said.

The organization was founded in 1973 and has since helped restore turkey numbers to nearly seven million.

The NWTF initiative for...

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