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Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA)
http://www.qdma.net will redirect you to this website sponsored by the Mid-Michigan Branch!
QDMA Mission Statement:
The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is a non-profit wildlife conservation organization dedicated to promoting sustainable, high quality white-tailed deer populations, wildlife habitats, and ethical hunting experiences through education, research, and management in partnership with hunters, landowners, natural resource professionals, and the public.
Click here for QDMA history, what QDMA promotes, objectives & membership benefits.
Click here to receive a Free QDMA color informational brochure/merchandise catalog!!
Hot Topics and Events
days 'til the start of the 2003 Archery Deer Season!
- Calendar of Events!
- Deer Management Workshops - Back by Popular Demand & coordinated by Robyn Oliver
Click here for flyer of the confimed agenda, speakers, and registration form.
3 Workshops sponsored by MSU Extension (Forestry Team, Roscommon, and Wexford Counties) and Midland Conservation District will be held in the Mid-Michigan area. The workshops will be the same format as the ones held in Northeast Michigan last winter. Below is a summary of dates, locations, & topics. If you missed us last year, plan to attend this year and bring your kids!!
- March 8 - Midland, Chippewa Nature Center
- March 22 - Ludington, Knights of Columbus Hall
- April 12 - Cadillac, Bill Oliver's Best Western
Traditional: Maximum deer seen and/or maximum bucks available for harvest.
Trophy: Maximum number of mature bucks available for harvest.
Quality: Produce healthy herd within carrying capacity of habitat.
Information on Michigan's TB status and on Chronic Wasting Disease.
Deer Habitat and Management Concepts
Deer Home Ranges and Movement Patterns
Forestry and Opening Management for Deer
Introduction to Food Plots
Deer Hunting Strategies
- May 3 Mid-Michigan Branch general meeting at Jay's Sporting Goods, Clare, MI.
- Wednesday May 21 Branch County Workshop - Special guest speaker Tony LaPratt.
- June 21-22 East Lansing Outdoor Expo 2003.
Wildlife Food Plots Book - This 76 page book contains all the information you need to plant food plots using hand-held or ATV/Garden Tractor equipment and much, much more!.
Click here for details & ordering instructions.
Officers, Directors and contact information for the Michigan Branches & National QDMA. Click here
Click here for links to publications/articles/surveys by Michigan QDMA members as well as other links of interest.
Deer management history of Brian Murphy, QDMA Executive Director Click here for article
Click here for National QDMA Website
Complete Branch Listing Click here
Web Page Contact: Boyd Wiltse, Secretary Mid-Michigan Branch QDMA
Page Updated Frequently
The QDMA Logo shown above is Trade-marked and may not be used without written permission from QDMA National Headquarters (call 1-800-209-3337 or write to QDMA, P.O. Box 227, Watkinsville, GA 30677).