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

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to the Duck Stamp to Celebrate the Conservation Achievements of Waterfowl Hunters

Over the past century, waterfowl hunters have helped create and conserve millions of acres of wetland habitat that not only provide places for a wide diversity of wildlife to thrive, but also help in flood control and water purification efforts, and create significant economic stimulus for rural communities. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on… Continue reading U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to the Duck Stamp to Celebrate the Conservation Achievements of Waterfowl Hunters

Senate advances important conservation bills

Ducks Unlimited urges swift action by the House WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jan. 9, 2020 – The United States Senate unanimously passed the bi-partisan America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act today, which affects many important wetland habitat and wildlife conservation programs. The legislation will now be sent to the House of Representatives for consideration. The package includes… Continue reading Senate advances important conservation bills

Senate Committee Passes Legislation to Conserve Wetlands and Fish Habitat

North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships Act Clear Key Hurdle (Washington D.C.)—The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today passed comprehensive wildlife conservation legislation that includes, among other major wins, authorization of two key initiatives that lay the groundwork for stronger management of wetlands, water, and fish habitat.… Continue reading Senate Committee Passes Legislation to Conserve Wetlands and Fish Habitat