Higdon Outdoors is Ducks Unlimited's new corporate partner

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - March 3, 2016 - Ducks Unlimited, Inc. recently welcomed a new corporate partner, Higdon Outdoors. The partnership launched Jan. 1.

Higdon Outdoors will design, manufacture and sell DU officially licensed products - with a portion of each item sold benefitting DU's wetlands and waterfowl conservation efforts across North America. The product categories in this new agreement include waterfowl decoys and accessories, including 19 species of standard to super-magnum size floater decoys, field decoys, motorized decoys and more.

"We are very excited to welcome Higdon Outdoors into the corporate partner family of Ducks Unlimited," said Jeremy Smith, DU's director of corporate relations. "It's great to have such strong corporate support from companies dedicated to making quality products, giving outstanding customer service and recognizing the importance of wetlands conservation."

New products are set to hit retail shelves in mid-summer and consumers can expect to find these new items at specialty outdoor retailers, including big box stores and independent sporting goods dealers.

"There is a profound sense of pride and appreciation in our partnership with Ducks Unlimited," said John Higdon, president of Higdon Outdoors. "We have worked strenuously to bring the best quality decoys and accessories to today's waterfowler in a sport we are passionate about. It's only natural that we feel extremely privileged and excited to work closely with an organization that strives to preserve the future of wetlands conservation and our rich hunting heritage."

For more information about Higdon Outdoors visit www.higdondecoys.com.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13.6 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org. Connect with us on our Facebook page at facebook.com/DucksUnlimited, follow our tweets at twitter.com/DucksUnlimited and watch DU videos at youtube.com/DucksUnlimitedInc.

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