Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 1, #16

Waterfowl conservationist
leading Senate agriculture panel

Louisiana wetlandSenator Blanche Lincoln (Ark.) a member of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission and leader for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) is the new chair of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee.
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New measure to protect
priority waterfowl habitat area

Reeds on the Chesapeake BaySenator Ben Cardin of Maryland recently introduced a draft bill to reauthorize the Environmental Protection Agency's Chesapeake Bay Program. Read more
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Wetlands conservation reaches milestone

Wetlands conservation passed a major milestone recently when Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) program has allocated more than $1 billion in federal grants. Read more

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