Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010

Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 2, #31

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and DU CEO Dale Hall unveil the new Duck Stamp cachetInterior Secretary unveils special-edition
duck stamp cachet at DU national headquarters

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar unveiled a special-edition Federal Duck Stamp cachet during a press conference held at Ducks Unlimited national headquarters in Memphis last week. Proceeds from the voluntary purchase of the cachet will be used to acquire wetlands for inclusion in national wildlife refuges along the Gulf Coast. Read more

LWCF bill passes House, Senate action anticipated

Ducks Unlimited CEO Dale Hall spoke with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar during his recent visit to DU national headquarters, making the secretary aware of DU's support for the funding provisions specifically dedicated to the Land and Water Conservation Fund contained in H.R. 3534 and S. 3663. Read more

DU represented at America's Great Outdoors
listening sessions in South Carolina, Nebraska

Continuing DU's strong commitment to being represented at as many America's Great Outdoors listening sessions as possible, Chris Vaughn, South Atlantic Flyway land protection coordinator for DU's Southern Region, attended a session held recently in Charleston, S.C. Jonas Davis, regional biologist for DU's Great Plains Region, attended another session in Grand Island, Neb. Read more

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