Tag: waterfowl habitat

  • U.S. Senate Confirms Haaland to Lead DOI

    New Mexico Representative will be 54 th Secretary of the Department of Interior Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as 54th Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.  “Ducks Unlimited and the Department of Interior have a lengthy history of working together to conserve waterfowl habitat and expand outdoor recreation opportunities for […]

  • DU Conserve Films: Great Lakes

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Aug. 27, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited released the latest film in its online series. In Great Lakes, DU Conserve Films travels to Ohio and Michigan, exploring the waterfowl habitat surrounding and including America’s Great Lakes. Watch the film at www.ducks.org/media/du-conserve. David Brakhage is director of operations for DU’s Great Lakes office. He’s seen a lot […]

  • DU TV this week: The Great Salt Lake

    Watch it on the Pursuit Channel or online MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Aug.11, 2020 – Utah’s Great Salt Lake is 75 miles long, 28 miles wide and vital waterfowl habitat. Join co-host Ashley Ward and Browning’s Shaundi Campbell where the action is hot, and the weather is cold on the latest episode of DU TV. The […]

  • Delta Waterfowl Applauds Senate Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

    The landmark conservation-funding bill invests in waterfowl habitat enhancements and quality duck hunting opportunities BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Today the U.S. Senate passed historic legislation that will have long-term benefits for wildlife conservation, ducks and duck hunters. The Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422) passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and includes two elements of special […]

  • Montana Ducks Unlimited chapters recognized

    DU honors top fundraising chapters across the nation BOZEMAN, Mont. – April 21, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited recently announced the top volunteer chapters across the nation honored in three categories: Chairman’s Roll of Honor, President’s Elite and President’s Roll of Honor. Chapters that raised between $250,000 and $999,999 were recognized in the Chairman’s Roll of […]

  • DU celebrates 2020 World Wetlands Day

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Jan. 29, 2020 – On Sunday, Feb. 2, conservationists across the globe will celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) to recognize the importance of these valuable ecosystems for humans and wildlife. Ducks Unlimited strives to raise public awareness about the benefits wetlands provide not only for waterfowl habitat, but as important natural water […]

  • AFWA Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act

    Washington D.C. (December 10, 2019)- The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA). This act provides financial support for waterfowl habitat that also supports a multitude of other wetland-related wildlife species. The NAWCA program is recognized as one of the premiere conservation programs in the world because the […]

  • House Passes Legislation to Fund Waterfowl Habitat Restoration

    An overwhelmingly bipartisan vote advances the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (Washington, D.C.) – The House has passed the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (H.R. 925), which would reauthorize a highly successful habitat conservation program benefiting migratory birds and other wildlife at up to $60 million annually through 2024. Since its inception in […]

  • House passes bill to reauthorize NAWCA

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 20, 2019 – The House of Representatives recently passed a bipartisan bill that would reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) at $60 million a year until 2024. This legislation, H.R. 925, led by Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Rob Wittman (R-VA-01), is vitally important for the continuation of this […]

  • DU Voices Concern About Proposed WOTUS Revision

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Feb. 26, 2019 – For more than 80 years, sound science has led to the success of Ducks Unlimited’s (DU) mission to conserve and restore North America’s wetlands and waterfowl habitat. While we commend the goal of the regulatory agencies to strive for a clear and practical definition for Waters of the […]