The Nashville Gaylord Opryland Resort is home to the 2012 Land and Wildlife Expo this August 9th through 11th. The event is backed by many national conservation organizations including the NWTF (National Wild Turkey Federation), QDMA (Quality Deer Management Association), SCI, RMEF and Ducks Unlimited. Sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and RAM Trucks, check out the exhibit hall, seminars and entertainment.
From the website: Connect with those who share your passion for wildlife and the land they roam at the Land & Wildlife Expo, August 9-11, in Nashville, TN. The nation’s leading conservation associations welcome landowners, land managers and hunters to an action-packed event designed especially for those wanting to get the most out of their hunting experience.
You’ll find a wealth of knowledge in the Expo’s seminar series as you rub shoulders with the nation’s top habitat and conservation experts who will teach you how to turn your land into a wildlife haven. Four topic areas – wildlife management seminars, habitat management, advanced hunting strategies, and land ownership and assistance programs – give you a variety of tools for improving your land, the wildlife and your hunting experience.
Stroll endless aisles and exhibits showcasing products and services that are sure to enhance your next hunt. Then venture outside to explore 105 acres of hands-on demonstrations from the top manufacturers of trucks, tractors, ATVs, UTVs, archery equipment, shooting, land management technology and more. It’s a hunting expo not to be missed!
The world-class Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is a great destination for the entire family to enjoy. In addition to all the unique shops and restaurants at the resort, there will be several banquets hosted by conservation groups, such as Quality Deer Management Association’s National Convention Banquet on August 10. Nashville is famous for great entertainment and fine food and this event will live up to that expectation while providing you an opportunity to support your favorite conservation organizations.