First Case of COVID-19 in Mule Deer Confirmed in Utah
COVID-19 has been confirmed in Utah mule deer for the first time after the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources submitted samples taken from deer during winter health assessments.
Omicron Found in Whitetail Deer
Several months back, we ran a story about COVID-19's detection in the whitetail herd, meaning this may sound like old news. Scientists, however, seem especially concerned with this new development, wherein the Omicron strain was discovered in several deer on Staten Island, New York.
2021 NRA Annual Meeting Canceled
Due to concern over the safety of our NRA family and community, we regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the 2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibits. This cancellation applies to all events and meetings that were scheduled in Houston. We will provide future notification regarding a rescheduled date for the annual Meeting of Members.
COVID-19 Antibodies Found in Wild Whitetail Populations
Yes, you read that correctly. COVID-19 appears to have hit even our cherished woodland.
NWTF Cancels Grand National Calling Championships
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has announced its popular NWTF Grand National Calling Championships will not occur this year.
Alaska Opens Hunting Permit Raffle to Offset COVID-19 Loss
For the first time ever, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has begun to raffle permits for some of its most popular hunts.
NRA Announces New Dates for 150th Annual Meetings & Exhibits
The NRA 2021 Annual Meetings and Exhibits will be held Sept. 3-5, 2021. Originally scheduled for mid-May, the event will remain in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
NSSF Announces 2021 SHOT Show Cancellation
Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the world, the NSSF has announced the cancellation of the 2021 SHOT Show.
Local Deer Processors Impacted by COVID-19—Hunters Advised to Plan Ahead
Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry is advising hunters who plan to donate venison to their local Hunters for the Hungry program—along with hunters who plan to have their deer processed professionally—to avoid frustrating surprises by checking with their local butchers for any changes to their operations.
Springfield Armory Offers Masks on Web Store
Springfield Armory is now selling non-medical-grade masks with its logo on them, available on the Springfield Armory webstore.