Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 2, #11

NAWCA enhancement heads to president's desk, DU pushes for approval

A bill to enhance the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) is going to the White House for signature after being passed unanimously by the U.S. Senate last Tuesday night. Read more

Iowa lawmakers
champion waterfowl conservation

Iowa Representative Paul Bell and Senator Dick Dearden have received a 2010 Conservation Award for leading the charge to conserve more waterfowl habitat in the state. Read more
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Proposal would protect
redhead breeding habitat in Montana

A new bill from U.S. Senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester of Montana would protect habitat for nesting redhead ducks. The North Fork Watershed Protection Act would protect land in the Upper Flathead Valley from destruction and loss. The region's large number of small wetlands has been known to support one of the highest densities of nesting redheads in the country. Read more
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