Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 2, #15

National forum explores
ways to achieve clean water

More than 100 executives and local activists, brought together by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will gather this Thursday to discuss one of the nation's most pressing issues: clean water. Read more

White House to host land
conservation conference this Friday

Sportsmen, conservationists and other outdoors enthusiasts are making their way to the nation's capital to discuss new conservation initiatives being considered in Washington. 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

First North American international
refuge expands thanks to NAWCA grant

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge (DRIWS), the first of its kind in North America, just got a little bigger thanks to Ducks Unlimited and the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). Read more
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NAWCA letter being finished in Senate

"Full steam ahead" is the sentiment surrounding the funding of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). A letter being circulated by Senators Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) asking Congress to continue funding NAWCA made its way to the Senate Appropriations Committee last week. Read more

NAWCA scores another
habitat victory with Indiana project

Put another mark in the "win" column for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). NAWCA recently awarded a grant to restore approximately 200 acres in southwest Indiana, known as "Field B," at the Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area. Read more
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