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What Does Fried Chicken Have In Common with Trade Show Scams?

Amy Hatfield November 6, 2014

I was recently assigned a story I’ve been assigned many times before: Write about Trade Show scams and the ATA’s official Trade Show service providers. “Official providers” are vendors who work with the ATA to offer Show services to ATA members. The ATA advises members to use these official providers for various reasons, one of which is because scads of scammers prey on trade-show goers. First, let me give scammers their due early in this article because — if nothing…

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2014 Archery & Bowhunting Summit Registration and Hotel Deadline is Approaching

Shannon Rikard November 4, 2014

If you are planning to attend the 2014 Archery and Bowhunting Summit in Louisville December 2-5, you must register and book your hotel today! The deadline to reserve your room at The Brown Hotel and lock in the room rate of $139 is Monday, November 10. We strongly encourage booking your reservation prior to the deadline even if you are awaiting travel approval as there is a large convention in the city and rooms are limited. Your card will not be charged prior to your arrival.…

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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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