Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 1, #5

Leading conservation initiative going strong after 75 years

Click to read about DU projects in CaliforniaThe hunting community's greatest investments in conservation celebrates its 75th anniversary with the "First Day of Sale" of the 2009-2010 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp—known to DU members and supporters as the Duck Stamp. Read more

State wildlife commission putting hunters' money to good use

The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners is putting funds raised from Nevada duck hunters into wetland improvement and restoration efforts. Using more than $370,000 raised by sales of the Nevada duck stamp, the commission approved projects to control weeds and improve water management on the Humboldt Wildlife Management Area. Read more

House approves big bucks for ducks

The House of Representatives passed a bill containing more than $52 million for the popular and successful North American Wetlands Conservation Act, a program with a proven history of conserving more than 25 million acres of habitat. Read more

Congress introduces new bill to protect hunting access

Congress is taking a bold new step to protect America's hunting heritage, through a bill introduced by Sens. Max Baucus (Mont.) and Saxby Chambliss (Ga.) called the Hunting Heritage Protection Act.
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Outdoor writers flock to DU event

Ducks Unlimited hosted a reception during the Outdoor Writers of America (OWAA) national conference in Grand Rapids, Mich. Local DU members also joined in to learn more about policy and conservation, and to share their own experiences with visitors from out of town.
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DU/OWAA convention in Grand Rapids

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