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PETA Plans to Acquire Drones to Stalk Hunters – repost from US Sportsmen’s Alliance

April 19, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

Just when you thought you were gearing up at 4 a.m. for a peaceful, relaxing morning in the woods to bag that 12 point buck, think again.

In a recent press release, PETA officials have issued statements regarding their new “high-tech” initiative to obtain drone aircrafts to stalk hunters in the field. Calling them “impressive new weapons,” PETA plans to have these drones flying by fall to collect video footage of what they consider alleged “illegal activity” done by hunters in the field.

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LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Crossbow Bill to Receive Hearing in New York

April 13, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

The incorporation of crossbows as a hunting implement in New York is likely to increase hunter recruitment and retention. Offering another facet of bow hunting may draw more people into the sport and may allow older hunters to remain outdoors for longer. SB 1699-A would allow the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to promulgate standards to allow for a legalized crossbow hunting season.

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Tracking the Capitals – March 28, 2013

March 28, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

Tracking the Capitols is a weekly source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation affecting hunting, recreational fishing and shooting and trapping and other conservation issues. Updated weekly, March 28, 2013.

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NPIP: Helping You, The Poultry Breeder, Prevent Disease

March 20, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

TheUS Department of Agriculture Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service coordinates the NPIP program to coordinate State programs aimed at eliminating pullorum from commercial poultry. Pullorum disease can also affect turkeys, ducks, guinea fowl, pheasants, sparrows, quail, geese, pigeons, and doves. Many NAGA members run hatcheries that are Certified by NPIP as having a Pullorum-free breedeer flock.

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Grand National Waterfowl Association (GNWA) New NAGA “Conservation Partner”

March 20, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

NAGA announces the addition of the Grand National Waterfowl Association (GNWA) as a “Conservation Partner”. The GNWA is a Maryland based waterfowl association founded in 1982.

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Tracking the Capitols

March 4, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

Tracking the Capitols is a weekly source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation affecting hunting, recreational fishing and shooting and trapping and other conservation issues.

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