You can hunt on a refuge?

That’s the response National Wild Turkey Federation Director of Education Christine Rolka heard from some of her colleagues after returning from a course at the National Conservation Training Center, a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service training facility in Shepherdstown, WV. The training showcased ways to collaborate on the shared goals in Conserving the Future: Wildlife Refuges and the Next Generation and increasing opportunities to hunt, fish and recreate on refuges caught Rolka’s eye.  The National Wild Turkey Federation is now partnering with national wildlife refuges from across the country to educate their local chapters about the vast hunting opportunities on refuges.  Read more in the feature story: 

A New Look At Your National Wildlife Refuges

The NWTF and the Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Recreation Implementation team are working closely to develop resources and foster these partnerships and look forward to introducing more of the public to the outdoors, especially hunting. Find out more in A New Look At Your National Wildlife Refuges, an article featured in the latest NWTF magazine Turkey Country.