How the NWTF Works

Joining the National Wild Turkey Federation

­With chapters in all 50 states, the­ NWTF is also a regional hub for members to become involved in their communities. Sound like the kind of challenge you're up for? Visit for more information.

Beginning with the regular one-year membership, which costs $30, members will receive one year of Turkey Call magazine, an issue of the Caller newsletter, a decal and a member card. For an additional price, inclusion in the Hunting Heritage Club can also be yours. From here, the membership opportunities increase in price but also in variety. If you're a student, an officer in the military, disabled or a woman, there's a special place in the NWTF just for you, with fees that range from $10 to $30. For these memberships, you get a variety of magazines and decals, but should you up the ante and contribute at the "sponsor" level of $5,000 or more, you'll receive a Silver Life Sponsor Membership. But regardless of the monetary contribution you can make, there are lots of ways for you to pledge your support to the NWTF.

In this article you've learned about the history, mission and membership of the NWTF. You may be convinced to contact your local chapter to see what events are taking place in your area and find out how you can become a part of the organization that works to conserve and preserve the habitats of and hunting opportunities for wild turkeys in North America.

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