Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010

Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 2, #33

Get out, see your members of Congress

With the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in recess, take this opportunity to see your senators and representatives in your home states. Recently, the House passed an oil spill response bill that would dedicate $900 million per year to the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The Senate still needs to vote on their version of this oil spill bill, and you can help by talking to your senators about the need for full funding of this program. Read more

Mallards on the prairiesCPC, DU staff meet to discuss 2012 Farm Bill objectives

Ducks Unlimited's Conservation Programs Committee, a volunteer group that helps guide DU in achieving its waterfowl and wetlands conservation mission, along with members of DU's Governmental Affairs team will meet in Spokane, Wash., Thursday to finalize DU's objectives for the 2012 Farm Bill. Read more

DU regional vice president, staff member
speak up for conservation at Concord AGO session

Last week, Ray Whittemore, director of conservation programs for DU's Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office, and DU Regional Vice President Dick Magie attended the Concord, N.H., listening session for the America's Great Outdoors initiative, which promotes and supports innovative community-level efforts to conserve outdoor spaces and reconnect Americans with the outdoors. Read more

To ensure delivery of this newsletter to your inbox and to enable images to load in future mailings, please add webmaster@ducks.org to your e-mail address book or safe senders list.

Send Message to a Friend

Newsletter Editor: Lauren Oxner
Conservation Editor: Dr. Scott Yaich
Director of Internet Services: Anthony Jones
Executive Editor: Tony Dolle
Contributing Editors: Chris Jennings | Whitney Tawney
Newsletter Designer: Emily Havens

About Ducks Unlimited...
Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people. Our vision is wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.

© Ducks Unlimited, Inc.  |   Privacy Policy