- Among the VIP supporters who attended the DU Capitol Hill dinner were members of Congress that included (back row, from left): Rep. John Carney (DE), Rep. Ron Kind (WI), Rep. Ted Poe (TX), Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO), Rep. Rob Wittman (VA), Rep. Brad Schneider (IL), Rep. Bob Latta (OH), Rep. Steve Womack (AR), Rep. John Garamendi (CA), Rep. Tom Cotton (AR), Rep. Bill Cassidy (LA), Rep. Jeff Denham (CA), Rep. Charles Boustany (LA), Rep. Dennis Ross (FL), Rep. Scott Tipton (CO), Rep. Steve Stivers (OH), Rep. Blake Farenthold (TX), Rep. Rodney Alexander (LA), Rep. John Kline (MN), Rep. Mark Amodei (NV), Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK), Rep. Austin Scott (GA), Sen. Chris Coons (DE), Rep. Adrian Smith (NE) and Rep. Cory Gardner; (front row, from left) Rep. Bill Shuster (PA), Rep. Tim Griffin (AR), Rep. Howard Coble (NC), Rep. Hal Rogers (KY), Rep. Collin Peterson (MN), Rep. Mike Thompson (CA), Rep. Renee Ellmers (NC), and Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL).
photo by Tom Williams
Ducks Unlimited was founded in the nation's capital in 1937 and has been a voice for conservation ever since. In April, DU welcomed more than 550 supporters to celebrate our conservation policy work at the Capitol Hill dinner and auction. The event attracted more than 50 members of Congress and representatives of the Obama administration.