Inaugural DUX and Duck Jam set for June 25-27 at Texas Motor Speedway

Family friendly extravaganza features latest in outdoor expertise, equipment and today’s hottest rising Country Music stars The inaugural Ducks Unlimited Expo (DUX), presented by Purina Pro Plan, is slated for June 25-27, at Fort Worth’s Texas Motor Speedway. The family friendly outdoor consumer show will feature several interactive villages where attendees can see, experience and… Continue reading Inaugural DUX and Duck Jam set for June 25-27 at Texas Motor Speedway

Ducks Unlimited reaches major conservation milestone

More than 15 million acres of habitat protected or restored across North America Ducks Unlimited (DU) has achieved another conservation milestone with more than 15 million acres of habitat restored or protected in North America. The impressive number could not have been reached without the tireless efforts of millions of DU supporters, volunteers, partners and staff members who have been a part… Continue reading Ducks Unlimited reaches major conservation milestone

2021 DU Ducks in the Desert Continental Shoot set for March 4-7

LAS VEGAS – Jan. 22, 2021 – Ducks Unlimited’s Ducks in the Desert Continental Shoot sporting clay competition will take place March 4-7, at the world-class Clark County Shooting Complex in North Las Vegas. The competition, now in its 35th year, hosts skilled clay shooters from around North America supporting wetlands conservation and shooting for… Continue reading 2021 DU Ducks in the Desert Continental Shoot set for March 4-7

DU and Everyday Outdoors Launch DU Barrel Band Collection

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Jan. 6, 2021 Ducks Unlimited (DU) and Everyday Outdoors are proud to announce a new strategic partnership with the release of the Ducks Unlimited Barrel Band collection. DU members, supporters, and outdoor enthusiasts can show their dedication to waterfowling and our hunting heritage by wearing rings cut directly from shotgun barrels. “We are thankful… Continue reading DU and Everyday Outdoors Launch DU Barrel Band Collection

Critical conservation funding included in OMNI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 22, 2020 – The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate passed year-end legislation to fund the government for the next fiscal year. Funding for several critical conservation programs was included in the legislation. “Ducks Unlimited volunteers, partners and staff work tirelessly throughout the year to share the importance of conservation… Continue reading Critical conservation funding included in OMNI

DU celebrates historic signing of ACE Act into law

Package contains first congressional NAWCA authorization since 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oct. 30, 2020 – Today, President Trump signed America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act into law. This bipartisan bill, which affects many important wetland habitat and wildlife conservation programs, was passed by the United States House and Senate with unanimous support in both chambers. The… Continue reading DU celebrates historic signing of ACE Act into law

Wade Bourne Nature Center opens in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Oct. 20, 2020 – The Wade Bourne Nature Center near Clarksville, Tenn., will open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 24. The Center is in Montgomery County’s Rotary Park. Wade Bourne is the former editor-at-large of Ducks Unlimited (DU) magazine, a former DU TV co-host, outdoor journalist, father, husband and longtime wildlife conservation supporter… Continue reading Wade Bourne Nature Center opens in Tennessee

Great Plains names top development director

BISMARCK, N.D. – October 13, 2020 – Chris Hildebrandt has been named Ducks Unlimited (DU) Great Plains Region’s Director of Development (DoD) of the Year. Hildebrandt, based in Belgrade, Mont., works with major sponsors in North Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. In announcing the award, Regional Managing DoD Eric Lindstrom highlighted Hildebrandt’s exceptional past year. “Chris… Continue reading Great Plains names top development director

DU Waterfowling Heritage Center adds new displays

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Oct. 9, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited added three new world-class exhibits at the Waterfowling Heritage Center (WHC) inside Bass Pro Shops at the Memphis Pyramid. On display through September 2021 are Doug Miller’s decorative palm frond decoys, Mike Lewis’ Arkansas duck calls and Jeff Churan’s tip-up style decoys. “We are pleased to… Continue reading DU Waterfowling Heritage Center adds new displays

Ducks Unlimited launches Wetlands America magazine

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Oct. 7, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited is pleased to announce the launch of Wetlands America, the journal of Wetlands America Trust (WAT), the land trust of Ducks Unlimited. This annual, conservation-focused magazine promotes the continental conservation mission and achievements of WAT, Ducks Unlimited Inc., DU Canada and Ducks Unlimited de México. In addition,… Continue reading Ducks Unlimited launches Wetlands America magazine