Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 2, #14

NAWCA grant to help save one of nation's top waterfowl migration areas

Nebraska is commonly known for its seemingly endless fields of corn and great college football. Many people may not know, however, that it is also home to one of North America's top migration spots for waterfowl—the Platte River and associated wetlands in the western part of the state. Read more
Platte River wetland

South Dakota waterfowlers have new place to hunt; waterfowl have new habitat

Thanks to Ducks Unlimited, the State of South Dakota now has new property near Woonsocket that will provide essential waterfowl breeding and migration habitat and will be open to public hunting this fall. Read more
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White House to host
land conservation conference

Sportsmen, conservationists and other outdoors enthusiasts are making their way to the nation's capital. On April 16, the White House will host the "America's Great Outdoors" conference to discuss land conservation and ways to reconnect Americans with the outdoors. Read more

Outdoor Heritage projects adding habitat

Minnesota DU

Ducks Unlimited began enhancement of another shallow-lake project funded in part by the Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Fund, as recommended by the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.
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