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ATA Is Now Accepting Nominations for its Board of Directors

ATA Staff October 30, 2014

If you have ideas about what the ATA should do, you need to join the ATA Board of Directors. You can directly impact the ATA Trade Show, strategies used by ATA to invest in archery programs and facilities, efforts to maintain and protect bowhunting and ongoing work with state and federal government officials and agencies. Volunteering is easy! Qualifications All companies that are regular members may nominate their CEO or someone on their leadership team for election to the ATA Board of Directors.…

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New Research: Urban Bowhunts Control Deer, Reduce Lyme Disease

Patrick Durkin October 24, 2014

A long-running research program in two Connecticut communities found that tightly regulating hunts slashed Lyme disease cases 80 percent by reducing and controlling white-tailed deer, a primary host for disease-carrying black-legged ticks. The 13-year study, which ran from 1995 through 2008 in Mumford Cove and Groton Long Point, used hunters to reduce deer densities from a peak of 80 deer per square mile to about 13 per square mile. That decline in deer numbers slashed tick abundance by 76 percent,…

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Is QB Cam Newton Listening To a Podcast? Data Suggest It’s Quite Possible.

Katelyn Rutland October 23, 2014

More Internet users are listening to podcasts. The Pew Research Centerfound 27 percent of Internet users 18 and older downloaded or listened to podcasts in 2013, up from 21 percent in 2010 and 7 percent in 2006. For more signs of a growing podcast audience, look no further than Apple. In 2013 the company celebrated its 1 billionth podcast subscription. Since then, Apple’s iTunes store has steadily grown its catalog to over 8 million episodes in 100 languages. Business, comedy, education, government,…

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Your Essential ‘Hunger Games’ Cheat Sheet

Shannon Rikard October 20, 2014

Whether you’ve read “The Hunger Games” trilogy, watched the movies, or simply heard of the series that’s credited with promoting archery to new audiences – especially teenage girls – it’s good to know the gist of the series and why it matters to the archery industry. The young-adult trilogy consists of “The Hunger Games,” “Catching Fire” and “Mockingjay.” The first two books were made into movies, with “Catching…

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