aiming to increase hunter ranks
Aimed 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
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
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