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How to Help Texas – Harvey Disaster Relief

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The Exotic Wildlife Association and its members have been gravely affected by Hurricane Harvey and the destruction is still not over. Many of our members have ranches in the areas that have been hit...

ACA’s National Cervid Congress Held in Texas

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Earlier this month, leaders of state and national deer and elk associations gathered in Texas for an in-person meeting of the American Cervid Alliance. This meeting, dubbed the National Cervid Congress, was held during the...

Who Or What Dictates Ethics Within the Deer Industry?

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Ethical behavior is best defined as behavior that is deemed appropriate by the majority of rational people or to act or behave in a manner that is deemed appropriate by a majority of other...

Hunters are the Ultimate Conservationists

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  Webster defines a conservationist as “someone who works to protect animals, plants, and natural resources or works to prevent the loss or waste of natural resources.” The age old question, that is always asked by...

Wildlife Wins Through Conservation

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The Exotic Wildlife Association has just won a huge victory over Friends of Animals, an animal rights group, involving three species that are privately owned. The Addax, Scimitar Horned Oryx, and Dama Gazelle were placed...

Hunting as a Conservation Tool

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Hunting, whether it is done in the remote areas of the world or on private preserves in various countries throughout the world, is a very emotional and debated issue. There are extreme passions surrounding the...

The Endangered Species Act In Serious Need of a Major Overhaul

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The Endangered Species Act of 1973 is one of those congressional blunders at the time was thought to be a statutory fix for all those species of plants and animals that could not fight...

FOOD PLOTS – Are They Really Worth It?

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FOOD PLOTS - Are They Really Worth It? Years ago as a small boy growing up hunting the Hill Country of Texas, seeing a whitetail deer was something everyone talked about for days.  This was...