The 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.
|If you're not hunting out-of-state this fall, did the current pandemic play a role in that decision? April 29, 2020|
|I'm planning on hunting out-of-state, but time will tell.||25.7%|
|With the COVID-19 pandemic altering work schedules, and even the availability of work, do you find yourself having more or less free time to engage in outdoor-related hobbies? April 15, 2020|
|About the same.||48.6%|
|If you have more free time, or you're altering your free time to comply with social distancing guidelines, how are you spending it on outdoor-related hobbies or activities? Select all that apply. April 15, 2020|
|Organizing and/or preparing hunting/fishing gear.||15.9%|
|Planning hunting/fishing trips.||8.5%|
|Reading, watching or daydreaming about hunting or fishing.||17.5%|
|Do you think tagging and reporting requirements in your state are adequate? April 1, 2020|
|Would you favor having to physically take your deer to a check station after harvest, rather than reporting online or by phone, for record keeping and data collection purposes? April 1, 2020|
|Do you think having to take your deer to a check station adds value to the experience and/or results in better data collection? April 1, 2020|
|Yes, I like the social aspect of check stations and/or I think reporting is more accurate using this method.||38.2%|
|No, I'm fine with either calling in my kill or reporting it by mail.||55%|
|I'm not sure.||6.6%|
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