Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 1, #24

Ducks Unlimited, business leaders come together to improve conservation

With important conservation decisions being made both out in the field and in the boardroom, DU hosted the first Ecoservices and Business Strategy Forum recently in Chicago. Titled "Ecopraxes," the meeting brought together corporate executives, conservation group representatives, local government, agriculture and ecosystem services market leaders. Read more

Water restrictions threaten waterfowl

Limited water resources in the Highland Lakes of Texas are driving the Lower Colorado River Authority to propose reductions in "interruptible" water, the lifeblood of rice farmers and other producers that rely on LCRA's irrigation districts in Matagorda, Colorado and Wharton counties. Read more
Water restrictions threaten waterfowl
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Wetlands, waterfowl
benefit from tobacco settlement

Ducks Unlimited is among more than 100 non-profit groups to share $40 million from a class-action settlement with makers of chewing tobacco.
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Wetlands, waterfowl benefit from tobacco settlement

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Newsletter Editor: Neil Shader
Conservation Editor: Dr. Scott Yaich
Director of Internet Services: Anthony Jones
Executive Editor: Tony Dolle
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