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Waterfowl Recipes

A compilation of tasty recipes for waterfowl

Cooking waterfowl has become more popular than ever as mainstream foodies are trending closer to the outdoor community. The DU Newsletter editorial team has chosen several unique waterfowl recipes to help you improve your culinary skills.

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Garlic Duck Skewers »
Philly-Style Duck Sandwiches »

March Gear Guide

Retriever Training

Retriever training is a year-round process and to be sure your retriever is in top shape for next season, it's time to get to work. The DU Newsletter editorial team has chosen a handful of retriever training items that may help you prepare a puppy – or an experienced dog – for the 2013-2014 waterfowl season. Gear Guide

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National Convention

Join us in Portland for the 76th DU National Convention!

With our first 75 years in the rearview mirror, Ducks Unlimited is looking forward to our next 75. The first big junction on the map will be Portland, Oregon, the site of DU's 76th Annual National Convention, which will be held May 22–26, 2013. The city nicknamed Bridgetown promises to help DU build a bridge to an even brighter future, as members and volunteers gather to usher in a new era in wetlands conservation.

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DU News: Recent Headlines

DU NewsDU supports Interior-issued plan for Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve

Ducks Unlimited applauds the announcement from the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management approving a management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). This plan will balance the needs of countless wildlife—including important populations of several waterfowl species and shorebirds—with exploration for oil and gas.

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Waterfowl Biology: Finding the Way

Waterfowl have amazing navigational abilities that guide their migrations. Photo: David J. Sams

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Wounded Warrior's Trip of a Lifetime

A 17-year military veteran and the recipient of three Purple Hearts and one Silver Star goes on an Alaskan sea duck hunt thanks to some Alaska DU volunteers.

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Photo Essay: Courtship Flights

Courtship flights are an amazing display of color and acrobatic flying. Photo: David Stimac

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In this issue
  • Waterfowl Recipes
  • Gear Guide: Retriever Training
  • 76th DU National Convention
  • Wounded Warrior's Trip of a Lifetime
  • DU Member Photos
  • ... and more

Favorite Member Photos

Member Photos Check out our editors' favorite selections from DU's Member Photos of the Day for the month of February.

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Corporate Partner Spotlight

Leading companies, corporations and brands recognize Ducks Unlimited as the leader in wetlands conservation and one of the largest and best membership organizations in the world.

DU Partners

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Duck Calling Tip

Hunting and calling from a pit blind

Duck Calling Tips Field Hudnall with Field Proven calls explains how to call effectively from a pit blind, and offers tips on items to avoid when calling from the pit.

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Retriever Training

Using a lead in the blind

Retriever Training Mike Stewart of Wildrose Kennels explains how using a lead in the blind may alleviate simple mistakes by a young retriever and steady him for future hunts.

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Support DU while you shop!

DU ConnectionPlus Toolbar Find out how to shop online and help DU at the same time.

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Waterfowl Recipe

Favorite Sauces, by Scott Leysath

Waterfowl Recipe

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