Sen. Stabenow meets with Michigan DU volunteers

The meeting focused on local and federal conservation issues, affecting Michigan and the Great Lakes.

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DU Michigan Chairman Dale Borske, Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow and DU Michigan Policy Chairman Steve Wyckoff on Dec. 5 in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 8, 2017 – Greenville, Mich., resident Steve Wyckoff and Au Gres resident Dale Borske met with Sen. Debbie Stabenow this week in Washington, D.C. on behalf of Ducks Unlimited. The meeting focused on local and federal conservation issues, affecting Michigan and the Great Lakes.

Each year Ducks Unlimited volunteers meet in Washington to ask for federal support for key conservation programs. This year, meetings were focused on the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and conservation provisions in the upcoming Farm Bill.

More than 45 Ducks Unlimited volunteers from 26 states came to Washington for the annual meeting. Ducks Unlimited is the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America's disappearing waterfowl habitats. Since 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 14 million acres of land and has more than a million supporters across the continent.