Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 1, #26

DU breaks ground on
Outdoors Heritage projects

Ducks Unlimited has broken ground for three western Minnesota shallow lake enhancement projects supported in part by a grant from the newly created Outdoor Heritage Fund (OHF). The OHF is the result of a statewide election in 2008 that created the DU-endorsed fund for conservation. Read more

Less conservation
means less access for hunters

Waterfowl and wildlife aren't the only ones hurting from fewer Conservation Reserve Program acres on the landscape. Hunters also are starting to feel the pinch as acres expire and leave the program, causing access to these once-bountiful lands to dwindle. Read more
Less hunter access in Kansas
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Interior Secretary urges
visits to national wildlife refuges

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar recently announced the launch of a campaign urging Americans to connect with nature and visit a national wildlife refuge, saying, "Americans can take pride in the tremendous beauty and diversity of refuge lands dedicated to the protection of wildlife habitat."
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National wildlife refuge

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