Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010

Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 2, #32

Senate passes firearm excise tax improvement legislation

Thanks to a unanimous vote by the U.S. Senate on Thursday, legislation that will help firearm and ammunition manufacturers finance their businesses came closer to becoming law. Read more

Atchafalya National Wildlife RefugeDU, partners use NAWCA grant
to improve Atchafalaya wetlands

Ducks Unlimited received more than $56,000 through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act small grants program for wetland enhancements on the Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge and Sherburne Wildlife Management Area in Iberville Parish, La. The Wetlands America Trust and Ducks Unlimited are providing a $167,000 match for the grant. Read more

DU to use NFWF grant on White Lake Conservation Area enhancement project

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will provide a $620,000 grant to DU for habitat restoration and enhancement on White Lake Conservation Area in Vermilion Parish, La. Read more

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