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

Watch DU’s newest online film:“The Ottleys”

Ducks Unlimited (DU) recently released the latest film in its online series, DU Films. In this film, the first of season 7, DU Films showcases the Ottley family of Atlanta, Ga. Their commitment to waterfowl and wetlands conservation is a tradition spanning multiple generations. Julian Ottley and his daughters, Lucy, Mary and Catherine, enjoy spending… Continue reading Watch DU’s newest online film:“The Ottleys”

DU, partners to research Great Lakes algal blooms, mallards

$1 million gift by Sunshine Charitable Foundation helps fund the project A $2.1 million international study led by Ducks Unlimited and supported by a substantial grant from the Sunshine Charitable Foundation will connect how Great Lakes wetland habitats can reduce harmful algae blooms and improve the population of mallards, one of the region’s most important waterfowl. The… Continue reading DU, partners to research Great Lakes algal blooms, mallards

Nicholas Berry wins 35th Ducks in the Desert Continental Shoot

Ducks Unlimited’s 35th annual Ducks in the Desert Continental Sporting Clays Shoot took place March 4-7, in Las Vegas, crowning Nicholas Berry of Santa Ana, Calif., as the High Overall (HOA) champion with a score of 184/200. Held at the world-class Clark County Shooting Complex in North Las Vegas, the event hosted 250 skilled clay… Continue reading Nicholas Berry wins 35th Ducks in the Desert Continental Shoot

Dr. Steve Adair named Ducks Unlimited chief scientist

Steve Adair brings a wealth of knowledge and wetlands conservation experience as DU’s new chief scientist. Ducks Unlimited recently announced that Steve Adair, Ph.D., has been named Ducks Unlimited (DU) chief scientist after Dr. Tom Moorman’s retirement. Adair will assume the role as DU’s leader on waterfowl and habitat science, providing vison and direction for… Continue reading Dr. Steve Adair named Ducks Unlimited chief scientist

DU and MRCTI announce Memorandum of Common Purpose

Partnership with Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative will help protect and restore wetlands Today, Ducks Unlimited and the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI) signed a Memorandum of Common Purpose, signaling our shared goal to protect and restore wetlands and riparian habitats along the Mississippi River for the benefit of migrating waterfowl and… Continue reading DU and MRCTI announce Memorandum of Common Purpose

U.S. Senate Confirms Vilsack to Lead USDA

Former Governor will be 32nd Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack as the 32nd Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Vilsack previously served as the 30th Secretary of Agriculture under President Barack Obama from 2009-2017. Secretary Vilsack was confirmed in a bipartisan vote… Continue reading U.S. Senate Confirms Vilsack to Lead USDA

Ducks Unlimited celebrates 2021 World Wetlands Day

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Jan. 26, 2021 – On Tuesday, Feb. 2, conservationists around the globe will celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) to recognize the importance of these valuable ecosystems to people, wildlife and the planet. Ducks Unlimited raises public awareness about the benefits wetlands provide not only for waterfowl habitat but as important natural water… Continue reading Ducks Unlimited celebrates 2021 World Wetlands Day

DU celebrates 84 years of conservation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Jan. 25, 2021 – Friday, Jan. 29, marks Ducks Unlimited’s (DU’s) 84th anniversary. Started by a small group of enthusiasts on a mission to save North America’s waterfowl populations and the continent’s strong waterfowling traditions, DU was founded in 1937 during the Great Depression and one of the worst droughts in history. … Continue reading DU celebrates 84 years of conservation

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