DU Conservation Highlights

As part of Ducks Unlimited's 75th anniversary celebration, members of our conservation staff have chosen one special habitat project from each state as the "best of the best" of DU's 75 years of conservation work. These projects are highlighted here and will be displayed in print at state conventions and 75th anniversary events throughout 2012. Click on a link below to learn more about these all-star projects.

Alabama: Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Alaska: Dusky Canada Goose Nesting Enhancement

Arizona: Cibola NWR Water Conveyance Enhancement and Riparian Restoration

Arkansas: Bayou Meto Waterfowl Management Area

California: Gray Lodge Wildlife Area Water Distribution System Improvements

Colorado: Winterhaven

Connecticut: Fletcher Creek Wetland Restoration

Delaware: Great Cypress Swamp

Florida: Thomas M. Goodwin Waterfowl Management Area

Georgia: Altamaha Wildlife Management Area

Hawaii: Kealia Pond NWR Habitat Restoration and Management Project

Idaho: Boundary Creek Wetland Restoration Project/Smith Creek

Illinois: Jenkins Marsh/VanZelst Farm

Indiana: Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area

Iowa: Dan Green Slough

Kansas: Jamestown Wildlife Area Enhancement

Kentucky: Ballard County Managed Wetlands Enhancement Project

Louisiana: Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area

Maine: Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge

Maryland: Hail Cove

Massachusetts: Lackey Pond

Michigan: Malan Waterfowl Production Area

Minnesota: Towner Lake

Mississippi: O'Keefe WMA Wetlands Enhancement Project

Missouri: B.K. Leach Conservation Area Enhancement

Montana: Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area

Nebraska: Spotted Tail Wetlands Complex

Nevada: Ruby Lake NWR Wetland Enhancement Project

New Hampshire: Hirst Marsh Wildlife Management Area

New Jersey: Franklin Parker Preserve

New Mexico: Taylor Water Management Project

New York: Colvin West, Northern Montezuma Wetlands Complex

North Carolina: J. Morgan Futch Game Land Restoration

North Dakota: Delbert and Donna Eszlinger

Ohio: Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area

Oklahoma: Eufaula WMA Deep Fork Unit Green Tree Project

Oregon: Summer Lake Basin Restoration Project

Pennsylvania: Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area

Rhode Island: Galilee Salt Marsh Restoration

South Carolina: Savage Backwater Restoration Project

South Dakota: Goebel Ranch

Tennessee: Bogota WMA Wetlands Enhancement

Texas: Prairie Wetlands Project

Utah: Doug Miller Tribute Project

Vermont: Pomainville Wildlife Management Area

Virginia: Chincoteague NWR, Wash Flats Restoration

Washington: Nisqually Estuary Restoration Project

West Virginia: Middle Island Restoration

Wisconsin: Rush Lake

Wyoming: Table Mountain Wildlife Habitat Management Area