Member Polls

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 have started preseason scouting, what activities have you been participating in? June 19, 2019
Results
Using trail cameras
29.8%
Glassing deer from a distance
13.2%
Reviewing maps and aerial photos
14.1%
Walking my hunting area to look for sign
22%
Touring my hunting area to evaluate food sources and landscape changes
20.7%
Total participants: 1,003
When do you typically begin scouting prior to a coming deer season? June 19, 2019
Results
I scout in some way throughout the year.
45.7%
Winter months, January through March
3.4%
Spring months, April through mid-June
5%
Summer months, late June through September
35.8%
I don't do any preseason scouting
9.9%
Total participants: 754
Have you, or a friend or family member, ever had Lyme disease? June 12, 2019
Results
Yes
55.7%
No
44.2%
Total participants: 777
If you, or a friend or family member has had Lyme disease, how soon was it diagnosed and treated after being bitten by an infected tick? June 12, 2019
Results
Within a week
16.4%
Longer than a week, but less than one month
24.2%
One to two months
18.7%
Longer than two months
19.1%
Longer than one year
11.8%
Other
9.5%
Total participants: 449
Do you routinely treat your skin and clothing to protect yourself from ticks? June 12, 2019
Results
Yes
60.2%
No
39.7%
Total participants: 772
How would you describe your knowledge and awareness of Lyme disease? June 5, 2019
Results
I'm confident I know what I need to know.
47.8%
I know a little, but should probably learn more.
47.7%
I have heard of it, but that's about it.
3.8%
I know almost nothing about it.
0.5%
Total participants: 840

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