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Thank you for your interest in the Hides for Habitat Program!



MDHA’s Hides-for-Habitat  Program is designed to take donated deer hides, provided by deer hunters like you, and market those hides.  Proceeds raised by the sale of the hides are earmarked for use by MDHA for habitat projects throughout Minnesota.

Since 1985 MDHA’s Hides-for-Habitat  Program has collected nearly 865,000 deer hides and nearly $5.23 million has been generated to help fund statewide habitat projects. Thanks to your help this program works!

MDHA Chapters collect hides and process them to be sold to fur buying companies that can bring in up to $8 per hide.  MDHA Chapters use these funds paired with the MDHA State Habitat Committee funds for special projects in their local communities.  The $8 collected for hides can be leveraged as much as ten time making the $8 collected amount to $80.