Tag: wetlands conservation

  • Listen to Gary Allan live from Duck Jam on SiriusXM Y2Kountry

    Fans of multi-platinum-selling country music renegade Gary Allan can tune in this Saturday, June 26, to Y2Kountry on SiriusXM at 10:15 p.m. CDT for an exclusive live broadcast of the country star’s headlining performance from Duck Jam Concert at Ducks Unlimited’s DUX Expo at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. The live, outdoor […]

  • DU to Congress: Waterfowling is essential to outdoor economy

    Chief Policy Officer Zach Hartman testifies before Senate subcommittee Today, Ducks Unlimited (DU) Chief Policy Officer Zach Hartman testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s Tourism, Trade and Export Promotion Subcommittee. The hearing was titled “The State of Outdoor Tourism, Recreation and Ecotourism,” and, as the world’s leader in wetlands conservation, […]

  • Margaret McMullen, 18, Wins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2021 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

    A talented young artist from Kansas has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A pair of hooded mergansers by 18-year-old Margaret McMullen, will grace the 2021-2022 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife and wetlands conservation and outdoor recreation. A panel of five […]

  • Watch DU’s newest online film: “Mallard Rest”

    Ducks Unlimited (DU) recently released the latest film in its online series, DU Films. In this film, the second of season 7, DU Films showcases the Rozier family of Greenwood, Miss. Their commitment to waterfowl and wetlands conservation is carried on through continuing the legacy of a unique and outstanding property named Mallard Rest. Billy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • DU Launches New Event Portal

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sept. 16, 2020– DU, the world’s leader in wetlands conservation and a conservation fundraising pioneer, recently launched Duck Hub, a new site where extensive information about all DU events, raffles and virtual gatherings across the country can be accessed with ease. Duck Hub is strengthening the organization’s online fundraising presence and enhancing member interaction, […]

  • DU Conserve Films: Mississippi Alluvial Valley

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Aug. 13, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited released the latest film in its online series. In Mississippi Alluvial Valley, DU Conserve Films travels to the Mississippi Delta, exploring the region and its importance to wetlands conservation and wintering waterfowl.  Watch the film at www.ducks.org/media/du-conserve. The Mississippi Alluvial Valley stretches all the way from the Missouri Bootheel […]

  • Chuck Smith elected First Vice President of Ducks Unlimited

    Chuck Smith, of Memphis, Tenn., was elected First Vice President of Ducks Unlimited. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 29, 2020 – Chuck Smith, of Memphis, Tenn., was recently elected first vice president of Ducks Unlimited (DU), the nation’s largest nonprofit waterfowl and wetlands conservation organization. “Chuck Smith’s dedication to Ducks Unlimited and its wetlands conservation mission […]

  • DU, Members of Congress Celebrate NAWCA

    Ducks Unlimited, members of Congress celebrate 30th anniversary of North American Wetlands Conservation Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 13, 2019 – Ducks Unlimited (DU) is celebrating 30 years since the bipartisan North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) was signed into law in December 1989. NAWCA is a voluntary matching grant program that leverages non-federal and […]