Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 1, #19

Majority of both parties supporting conservation easements

A majority of both Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives support extending a popular conservation tax incentive that is set to expire at the end of the year. However, a strong finish is needed from Ducks Unlimited supporters to take this bill from a widely supported proposal into a waterfowl-benefiting law. Read more

Congress keeps wetlands enhancement bill moving

A bill to enhance the North American Wetlands Conservation Act is moving ahead, as the House Natural Resources Committee passed H.R. 3433 and sent it to the House floor for a vote. Ducks Unlimited Director of Governmental Affairs Scott Sutherland testified in a hearing on the bill and lauded the passage of the bill by the Committee. Read more

Ducks Unlimited recognized for great work in the Great Lakes

Ducks Unlimited received the 2009 Lake Erie Award for an outstanding organization at the fall meeting of the Lake Erie Commission. The award is given to an organization that made outstanding contributions to enhance Ohio's Great Lake. Read more

Ducks Unlimited teaching future conservationists in Pacific Northwest

Much of the work Ducks Unlimited does is to ensure sustainable populations of waterfowl into the future. As part of that investment in the future, a handful of high school biology students and Ducks Unlimited volunteers are taking to the woods to study local wood duck populations. Read more

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