Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 1, #7

Make your voice heard by Congress

With summer stretching into the dog days of August, members of Congress soon will be returning to their home states and districts for much of the month, talking with constituents and reconnecting with local issues. Read more

Conservation programs restored

Grassland in the Dakotas; courtesy Scott Stephens, DUCongress is standing up for popular farm conservation programs such as the Wetlands Reserve Program and Grasslands Reserve Program, with both the House and Senate restoring funding that was cut in the administration's budget for 2010. Read more

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Congressional sportsmen stand up for conservation

DU and prominent sportsmen in Congress are leading the charge for conservation, promoting a program to help landowners protect their land for future generations. This program expires at the end of 2009. Read more

Invasive species no longer welcome, thanks to DU, Minnesotans

Ducks Unlimited and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have finished restoration of the nearly 900-acre Buffalo Lake, which will prevent carp and other invasive fish from continuing to degrade waterfowl habitat. Read more

Invasive common carp; courtesy of MN DNR

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