Tag: Ducks Unlimited

  • Schuessler and Smith begin new roles as DU Chief Event Fundraising Officer, DU Chief Development Officer

    Schuessler and Smith begin new roles as DU Chief Event Fundraising Officer, DU Chief Development Officer

    David Schuessler and Rich Smith have new leadership roles with Ducks Unlimited (DU). Schuessler is DU’s Chief Event Fundraising Officer and Smith serves as DU’s Chief Development Officer. “David Schuessler and Rich Smith each have decades of volunteer and staff leadership experience with Ducks Unlimited. They are best in class at what they do and […]

  • Rice Stewardship Partnership receives $80 Million from USDA

    Rice Stewardship Partnership receives $80 Million from USDA

    Ducks Unlimited receives historic support for RSP through Climate-Smart Commodities Grant Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USA Rice – Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership (RSP) will receive $80M in funding through its Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities program. Through this new program, USDA finances innovative partnerships that create market opportunities for […]

  • Delta Applauds USDA APHIS for Reversal of Regs on Hunters Importing Waterfowl from Canada

    Delta Applauds USDA APHIS for Reversal of Regs on Hunters Importing Waterfowl from Canada

    BISMARCK, ND — After consideration of letters presenting the concerns of U.S. hunters from Delta Waterfowl, Ducks Unlimited and other conservation partners, the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced today new provisions allowing import of hunter-harvested wild game birds from Canada into the United States. These new provisions amend the APHIS declaration […]

  • 2022 Waterfowl Population Survey Results

    2022 Waterfowl Population Survey Results

    Total populations were estimated at 34.2 million The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) today released its report on 2022 Waterfowl Population Status, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS, Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) and other partners. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the last FWS duck breeding population survey was released […]

  • Delta Waterfowl Recognizes Ducks Unlimited with Partners in Conservation Award

    Delta Waterfowl Recognizes Ducks Unlimited with Partners in Conservation Award

    BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Ducks Unlimited, Inc., is the 2022 recipient of Delta Waterfowl’s inaugural Partners in Conservation Award. The award recognizes a history of collaborative work between the two organizations to conserve waterfowl habitat and benefit waterfowl hunters. Delta Waterfowl is proud to recognize Ducks Unlimited for its committed and cooperative effort toward securing […]

  • Winchester Launches Limited-Edition Ducks Unlimited 85th Anniversary Ammunition

    Winchester Launches Limited-Edition Ducks Unlimited 85th Anniversary Ammunition

    Winchester celebrates 85 years of conservation excellence with its new Ducks Unlimited (DU) limited edition ammunition, available this fall. “As the official ammunition of Ducks Unlimited and one their most longstanding supporters, Winchester remains steadfast in its commitment to conservation and wildlife habitat projects across North America,” said Matt Campbell, vice president of sales and […]

  • FNBO Awarded DU Corporate Conservation Achievement Award

    FNBO Awarded DU Corporate Conservation Achievement Award

    First National Bank of Omaha honored at DU 85th National Convention At the Ducks Unlimited (DU) 85th National Convention in New Orleans, La., First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) was honored with the DU Corporate Conservation Achievement Award. The award recognizes corporations from the U.S., Canada and Mexico that have made exceptional contributions to conservation […]

  • Ducks Unlimited Elects New Volunteer Leadership

    Ducks Unlimited Elects New Volunteer Leadership

    At National Convention, incoming and outgoing leaders celebrated for conservation stewardship and organizational growth In front of a crowd of more than 875 Ducks Unlimited (DU) members and volunteers, DU elected new volunteer leaders, including Chairman of the Board Doug Schoenrock and President Chuck Smith. In concurrence with the elections, current Chairman of the Board […]

  • Ducks Unlimited celebrates youth team shooting program milestone

    Ducks Unlimited celebrates youth team shooting program milestone

    DU TRAP provides funding for more than 7,000 youth shooters Since its inception in early 2021, Ducks Unlimited’s Team Resource Assistance Program (DU TRAP) has assisted more than 7,000 youth shooters by providing immediate funding for team activities. Two hundred teams from 36 states have used the grant program. DU TRAP supplies teams with discounted […]

  • Federal duck stamps for 2022-23 season on sale Friday, June 24

    Federal duck stamps for 2022-23 season on sale Friday, June 24

    The 2022-23 Federal Duck Stamp goes on sale Friday, June 24. The stamps, which cost $25 and raise about $40 million for conservation each year, are valid from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. Purchased by millions of waterfowl hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and stamp collectors every year, duck stamps provide critical funding to purchase […]