Whitetails Unlimited

Founded in 1982, Whitetails Unlimited is a national non-profit conservation organization that has remained true to its mission, and has made great strides in the field of conservation. Our 90,000 members are passionate deer hunters who understand the need to conserve our natural resources, educate and encourage new hunters, and support the North American model of game management using regulated hunting as a primary management tool. WTU has earned the reputation of being the nation's premier organization dedicating our resources to the betterment of the white-tailed deer and its environment. Our mission is to develop and promote educational programs, habitat conservation, and preservation of the hunting tradition for the direct benefit of the white-tailed deer and other wildlife. Since our beginning, we have provided nearly $60 million in grants for a wide variety of projects including research, wildlife agency assistance, habitat enhancement/acquisition, college scholarships, public education materials, hunter safety/education, anti-poaching measures, National Archery in the Schools Programs, 4-H Shooting Sports, and cooperative projects with other conservation organizations. The vast majority of these projects are in close cooperation with local WTU Chapters, who are identifying and developing needed projects in their communities. Missouri has been a particularly strong supporter of Whitetails Unlimited, and many important local projects have received WTU grants to support hunters, shooters, conservation, and other outdoor initiatives. It is the local Chapters who determine what projects to develop, and working with one of WTU’s state Field Directors a grant can be awarded to get the project done. The local volunteers know best what is needed, and when those needs fit with Whitetails Unlimited’s mission of education, conservation, and the preservation of an American tradition, great things can happen. For more information about Whitetails Unlimited, visit www.whitetailsunlimited.com. We are always looking for hunters, conservationists, and people who love the outdoors to join with us in “Working For an American Tradition.”

Whitetails Unlimited Homepage

Stay in Touch with MDC

Stay in Touch with MDC news, newsletters, events, and manage your subscription

Sign up

Our Magazines

Conservationist Magazine

Our monthly publication about conservation in Missouri--free to all residents.

Caterpilar

Xplor Magazine for kids

Xplor helps kids find adventure in their own backyard. Free to residents of Missouri.

bee on a flower