The Ultimate National Wild Turkey Foundation Quiz
by Staff
The wild turkey was on the verge of becoming an endangered species in late 1960s and early 1970s. Things started to change when an avid turkey hunter who was having trouble pursuing his favorite sport decided to do something about the problem. Thus began what many federal and state government agencies believe is the most successful wildlife conservation story in North America's history. Take this quiz on the NWTF to learn more about this organization.

In what year was the National Wild Turkey Foundation (NWTF) founded?

  • 1967
  • 1973
  • 1979

What organization did the NWTF choose to model itself after?

  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society

Who was the founder of the Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society?

  • Tom Rogers
  • Ray Scott
  • Bill Clark

Who established the National Wild Turkey Foundation?

  • Tom Rogers
  • Bill Clark
  • Tony Smith

Where is the headquarters of the NWTF presently located?

  • Lexington, KY
  • Scranton, PA
  • Edgefield, SC

How many members does the NWTF currently have?

  • 500000
  • 350000
  • 275000

What is the estimated wild turkey population of the United States?

  • about 4 million
  • about 7 million
  • about 10 million

What service does the NWTF provide for landowners and other organizations?

  • land management expertise
  • native grass seeds
  • both of the above

How fast can a turkey move when it is feeding?

  • one mile per hour
  • two miles per hour
  • three miles per hour

How does the NWTF raise most of its funds?

  • through sales from controlled turkey harvests
  • from federal governments funding
  • from private donations and membership fees

What is one way in which the NWTF increases the wild turkey population?

  • transfer of wild turkey populations
  • wild egg harvesting and controlled hatching
  • operate three wild turkey hatcheries

What is the name of the NWTF program for kids 13 and under?

  • Turkey Juniors
  • Poults

What does the Turkey Hunters Care program do?

  • gives frozen turkeys to needy families
  • gives food packages to needy families
  • provides 10,000 turkeys to soup kitchens

What is the name of the NWTF program designed for physically challenged people?

  • Hunt Ability
  • Wheelin’ Sportsmen
  • Fit for the Hunt

What did early settlers and Native Americans do with wild turkeys in addition to using them for food?

  • made birdcalls out of their bones
  • used their bones to make weapons
  • ground their bones to make fertilizer

How many acres of wild turkey native habitat has the NWTF been able to save from disappearing?

  • seven million acres
  • 10 million acres
  • 14 million acres

What other program does the NWTF provide utilizing the population of wild turkeys?

  • feather distribution to Native American tribes
  • government lobbyists advocating shorter hunting seasons
  • clay turkey shoots

How much money has the NWTF raised in order to fund their programs?

  • $226 million
  • $279 million
  • $321 million

About how many feathers has the NWTF provided for Native American ceremonies?

  • five million
  • seven million
  • nine million

How much does a regular one-year membership in the NWTF cost?

  • 15
  • 20
  • 30