The core values and guiding principles of Ducks Unlimited's team of staff and volunteers are:
- Waterfowl and Wetlands
We conserve North America's waterfowl and wetlands.
We act to uphold the reputation of DU, treating people and wildlife with respect.
- Science-Based Decisions
We evaluate our programs to guide us and ensure credibility.
- Team DU
We work together as volunteers and staff.
We value and enjoy the sport and heritage of hunting.
- Collaboration, Not Confrontation
We partner with those who share common goals and values.
- Wise Investments
We commit at least 80 percent of our resources to our conservation mission. Last year, 86 percent was successfully committed to conservation.
- Passion & Commitment
We celebrate the culture of DU as we serve our members.