Nearly 1,800 Acres Protected, Restored in 2016

See where Ducks Unlimited completed 11 projects statewide

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Ducks Unlimited in 2016 continued to protect and restore Illinois’ wetland habitats for waterfowl and recreational use.

A crucial link in the Mississippi Flyway, Illinois has a proud and vibrant hunting heritage. From the waterfowler-rich Chicago region, south down the historic Illinois River Valley to North America’s greatest floodplain, the Confluence Region of the Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri, and Ohio Rivers, Illinois hums with wetland habitat and supporters wanting to see it improved.

Read the conservation report for project details.