Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 1, #13

Another state
aiming to increase hunter ranks

Young hunterAimed at increasing the number of younger hunters in the Badger State, Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle signed into law the Families Afield bill. The bill, which allows younger hunters to hunt with a mentor, is the twenty-ninth such bill for states across the country. Read more

The importance of
clean water where you live

We all know clean water is essential to people as well as ducks, and new maps from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency show that protecting geographically isolated wetlands and other water sources is more important than ever. Read more
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FWS introduces new
mapping standard to benefit wetlands

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has announced a new standard for mapping wetlands in the United States, streamlining the service Ducks Unlimited has been using to effectively identify the most critical wetlands for waterfowl. Read more

Wetland mapping

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