NWTF Dollars at Work: The Cleveland-Icehouse Forest Health Project

In a previous blog post we emphasized the vital importance of why the time to act on our federal public lands is now.  We also highlighted what the NWTF is planning to do to help maintain this landscape as quality […]

Conservation Efforts Paying off at Cañada de Los Osos Ecological Reserve

With the good precipitation we had this spring and the on-going restoration efforts at Cañada de Los Osos, wild turkey numbers on the reserve appear to be doing very well! NWTF staff and volunteers met with the Friends of Cañada […]

Dying Sierra, How NWTF is Helping to Save Our California Forests

On 11/18/16, the U.S. Forest Service released a statement that they estimated a total of 102 million dead trees in the state of California since 2010.  That’s 62 million tree deaths in 2016 alone!  This phenomenon is being described by […]

Threats to Wild Turkey Habitat

Want to learn about some of the biggest threats to wild turkey and upland game bird habitat in California and Nevada?  Well check out this article that describes a few of the invasive species that affect our birds right here […]

NWTF Dollars at Work: Upper Butte Basin

Mitch Oliver, VP of the California State Chapter, recording the weight of a recently captured wild turkey on the Howard Sough Unit

How it started In 2014, Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area (UBBWA) Manager Tim Hermansen, and Environmental Scientist Laura Cockrell came to NWTF with the hope of a partnership that could create a spring turkey hunt at UBBWA.  Jumping in head […]

NWTF Dollars At Work: Cañada de Los Osos Guzzler Project Phase I


How it started Cañada de Los Osos Ecological Reserve (CDLOER) is a 5,800 acre property owned by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). Located in the foothills near Gilroy, it is co-managed with the Friends of Cañada de Los Osos. This […]

Where is NWTF Conducting Habitat Enhancement Projects in California?

Habitat sign from the Green Mountain Prescribed Fire Project in conjunction with RMEF and the USFS Are you curious to where the National Wild Turkey Federation is conducting habitat enhancement projects in California? Click on the link below to see a […]

NWTF Dollars At Work: Sul Norte Native Grassland Restoration Phase I

How it started The Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge (Sac River NWR) is comprised of over 10,000 acres. The refuge is broken up throughout 30 separate units along the Sacramento River, from Red Bluff to Colusa. The majority of these units are open […]