National Deer Alliance (NDA) believes strongly that member input on important deer and hunting issues is critical, and will use this information to inform managers and state and federal wildlife agencies whenever possible.
Here are the results from the most recent polls taken in the weekly newsletter by NDA members.
|Do you believe it is okay to take photos of animals while still alive in a foot hold trap, and then post them to social media? March 14, 2018|
|If you believe it is okay to take photos of live animals in foot hold traps and then post them to social media, what are your top two reasons? March 14, 2018|
|It's not illegal, and I can do what I want||13.1%|
|I don't see anything wrong with showing the realities of trapping||51.4%|
|Predators are evil killers of fawns and other wildlife, and the only good one is a dead one||13.5%|
|I really don't care what other people think||21.8%|
|If you believe it is not okay to take photos of live animals in foot hold traps and then post them to social media, what are your top two reasons? March 14, 2018|
|It is disrespectful to the animal, and we should respect all wildlife we pursue by dispatching them as quickly and humanely as possible||38.4%|
|It sends a bad message to non-hunters, which make up more than 80% of society and hold the future of hunting and trapping in their hands||47%|
|I think it's fine to take a photo for yourself, but not share it with the rest of the world||12.7%|
|I think trapping is inhumane to begin with, let alone taking photos of live animals in traps and then sharing them on social media||1.8%|
|Have you been out to look for shed antlers yet this year? March 7, 2018|
|If you have been out to look for shed antlers, how many have you found that came from different bucks? March 7, 2018|
|3 or less||82.2%|
|More than 10||3.8%|
|If you have not been out to look for shed antlers, why haven't you? March 7, 2018|
|It's just not something I'm into||40.2%|
|I'm planning to go, but haven't yet||35.5%|
|I don't have a place to go||4.7%|
|It's not legal to go in my state yet||0.3%|
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