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The Michigan Wild Turkey Hunters Association works to promote the wise conservation of and future success of the Wild Turkey of Michigan. We invite you to become involved in taking a role in improving the habitat for this majestic bird so that all can enjoy.

Fall 2017 Update

They say time seems to pass faster when you get older. How true that is for me. It seems like the spring turkey season just ended, but we’re already looking at fall and another fall turkey sea- son here in Area J. No one’s quite sure why we continue to have a fall...

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Public Land is a Commons

Public Land is a Commons

The Michigan Resource Stewards is an organization of retired professional employees of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Department o Environmental Quality. When gathered in a meeting room there is more expertise than can be found anywhere....

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Pere Marquette Chapter Update – Fall 2017

As we have done for over the past 30 years we supported our winter survival program. We began on 12/31/16 with the purchase of 10,000 pounds of shelled corn from Leroy Milling. An additional 5,000 pounds was purchased on 2/7/17 for a total of $1,447. It ended on...

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The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

For the past 21 years, we have published Michigan Turkey Tracks twice a year. Copies are sent to key Michigan DNR administrators, outdoor publications, other media, outdoor writers, selected politicians including the governor, our members, Michigan United Conservation...

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Get Involved And Make A Difference

Another hunting season is about over, and after all these years I still get excited about being in the woods. Many ask me what my favorite hunting season is and after some thought, I still say the one that is open now. I just love to hunt. I love the fellowship and...

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Where the money isn’t going

Where the money isn’t going

The Wild Turkey Fund was established in 1977 from revenue derived from the sale of a special turkey hunting license. It is restricted to be used for scientific research, biological survey work on Wild Turkeys and turkey management.

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Don’t eat the wild turkeys

The headlines from an Associated Press 9/7/04 article read “Dioxin Taints State Game Along The Tittabawassee River.” Upon reading the article it was learned that the state had issued a health advisory warning not to consume deer, Wild Turkey or squirrel harvested in or near at least 22 miles of the flood plain below Midland due to Dioxin poisoning from Dow Chemical. Fish consumption advisories had already been issued for the Tittabawassee River, Saginaw River and Saginaw Bay. This was the first time that an

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