Alabama drivers have new way to support conservation

New Ducks Unlimited license plates available

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – April 20, 2016 – Alabama Ducks Unlimited supporters have a new way to show their pride – they can custom tag their ride with at DU license plate. Featuring the image of a wood duck and the DU duck head logo, these tags have only been available since Jan. 1.

"Many states have specialized Ducks Unlimited license plates," said DU Regional Director Stephen Walker. "A DU license plate for your vehicle will show everyone on the road that you stand with the world leader in wetlands conservation. In addition, purchase of this plate benefits Alabama habitat conservation, and that ultimately benefits Alabama's waterfowl, water and hunters ."

Each plate costs $50 per year plus a small state fee and can be ordered through the Motor Vehicle Title Registration and Insurance Portal https://pros.mvtrip.alabama.gov/Public/Create. Ducks Unlimited tags are also stocked for immediate purchase at most county Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices throughout the state. The DMV's streamlined ordering system allows DU supporters currently owning a DU plate to renew it through their local DMV office or through the mail.

Each license plate can be personalized with up to six letters and/or numbers with personalization request forms available online from the DMV website.

For questions regarding the Alabama Ducks Unlimited license plate program, contact your local DMV office or Stephen Walker at (256) 975-1028 or swalker@ducks.org.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually