MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2011—
Ducks Unlimited has launched waterfowl360.com
, a comprehensive web-based resource for waterfowl hunters. This online destination provides hunters with a wealth of information and videos as well as an upgraded migration map featuring a weather component and waterfowl reports from across the country.
"The Waterfowl 360 programs is another great example of DU's commitment to provide value to its supporters," says Anthony Jones, DU web director.
Waterfowl 360 features include:
Waterfowl Migration Headquarters
DU's new waterfowl migration map
with current and forecasted weather conditions
, reports from DU field editors and improved mapping utilities.
New mobile apps
for the iPhone and Android platforms that allow DU supporters to follow the migration and stay informed of the latest hunting tips, DU news and more.
Waterfowl Hunting Articles and Videos
Informative web content on decoy strategies, duck calling, shooting, recipes, retriever training, and hunting tips.
Two photo contests
from September through January with entrants eligible to win prizes valued at $1,000 each from Winchester Ammunition.
"DU has developed a wealth of new content and applications that waterfowl hunters can access in one convenient location," says Chris Jennings, DU web editor. "We will release new content throughout the entire season, so waterfowl hunters will want to stay tuned and set WF360 as their homepage throughout the season."
Waterfowl 360 is sponsored by Remington, RAM, Realtree, Federal Premium, Beretta, and Enhance.
Ducks Unlimited is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 12 million acres, thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.