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Comeback on the Coast - Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Chapter

Just as the oceans' tides ebb and flow, the life cycle of a Ducks Unlimited chapter often experiences ups and downs. This cycle has been especially notable in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, over the last few years, as decreased committee engagement and poor event timing led to falling attendance and support. The all-time low came in 2011, when just a handful of dedicated volunteers showed up for the chapter's sponsor banquet.

Chicago DU 75th Anniversary Gala Auction Items

Saturday, July 28 at 6:00 p.m., JW Marriott Grand Ballroom. To reserve tickets or for more information, please contact Rodney Schlafer at (815) 403-3597 or rschlafer@ducks.org.

California DU Event Breaks Fundraising Record

The final results are still being tallied but Ducks Unlimited's 75th Anniversary event at the Blackhawk Auto Museum in Danville, California, has netted at least $1.5 million, which is great news for the DU's wetlands conservation programs in the state and across the continent. To date, DU has protected, enhanced, or restored more than 700,000 acres across California.

Alabama DU 75th Anniversary Celebration & Outdoor Heritage Festival

Come join us on Saturday, Aug. 11, on the banks of the Tennessee River at the Ingalls Harbor Pavilion in Decatur, Ala., to celebrate of 75 years of Ducks Unlimited conservation!

Ducks Unlimited 2012 National Convention

Mark your calendars for the 75th DU National Convention, May 30 - June 3, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee!

Interior Secretary renews commitment to waterfowl conservation at 75th DU National Convention

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - June 1, 2012 - Yesterday at the 75th Anniversary Ducks Unlimited National Convention, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar signed the 2012 Revision of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP), reaffirming the country's commitment to one of the largest and most successful continent-wide conservation initiatives ever undertaken.

Ducks to invade Music City this week for 75th anniversary celebration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - May 30, 2012 - If you hear duck calls in the distance this week, look no further than the 75th Ducks Unlimited National Convention, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center from May 30 to June 3.

Interior Secretary Salazar to sign waterfowl management plan revision, hold Town Hall meeting during DU National Convention next week

On Thursday, May 31, beginning at 10:30 a.m., Ducks Unlimited will welcome Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to its 75th National Convention in Nashville for two important events - a signing ceremony for the 2012 revision of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) and a Town Hall meeting to discuss conservation in the current economic climate.

2012 National Convention Speakers

These individuals will be presenting at the 2012 Ducks Unlimited National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Capitol Hill gala marks historic anniversary, highlights need for strong relationships with legislators

Ducks Unlimited celebrated its 75th anniversary in our nation's capital this week. A crowd of more than 450 came together in the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

USDA secretary salutes efforts, accomplishments of Ducks Unlimited

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack joined conservation stakeholders at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C., on April 16 to recognize Ducks Unlimited's 75th anniversary.

Chicago DU 75th Anniversary Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Saturday, July 28 at 6:00 p.m., JW Marriott Grand Ballroom

Chicago DU 75th Anniversary Gala Ticket Prices

Join us at the JW Marriott celebrating conservation for generations and the legacy of waterfowling in the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest.

DU 75th National Convention Golf Tournament

Join us for the Ducks Unlimited 75th National Convention Golf Event!

DU 75th National Convention Kids' Activities

Our 75th anniversary convention in Nashville is an ideal location to introduce young people to DU. We has put together a full menu of activities for Greenwings and College Chapter members to enjoy at a very reasonable cost.

DU 75th National Convention Family Reunion

Come for the cause, stay for the people!

Chicago DU 75th Anniversary Gala

Join us for the Ducks Unlimited Chicago 75th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, July 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the JW Marriott in Chicago, Illinois.

Wildlife habitat reaps big benefits at DU's 75th anniversary celebration in California

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - March 7, 2012 - The total is still being tallied, but Ducks Unlimited's 75th anniversary event at the Blackhawk Auto Museum in Danville, Calif., has netted at least $1.5 million, which is great news for wetlands conservation programs in California and across America. To date, DU has conserved and restored more than 700,000 acres of waterfowl habitat in California.

2012 National Convention Tours and Activities

Join us in historic Music City for the 75th national convention!

2012 National Convention Schedule

Event schedule for the 75th DU National Convention in Nashville, Tenn.

New York City kicks off first of many DU 75th anniversary events

The Ducks Unlimited New York 75th anniversary event, held on Feb. 2, was the first of many celebratory anniversary events scheduled throughout the country this year.

Nashville DU 75th Anniversary Event

Information about the Nashville DU 75th Anniversary event in Nashville, Tennessee.

Colorado DU 75th Anniversary Event

Information about the Colorado DU 75th Anniversary event in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

State convention attracts congressional interest

Attendees of the 2012 Ducks Unlimited Wisconsin State Convention in Green Bay last week were pleased to welcome Rep. Reid Ribble of Wisconsin's 8th district as he joined them for lunch. Ribble accepted the invitation sent to all members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation to attend this year's event marking the 75th anniversary of DU.

World Wetlands Day memorandum of cooperation kicks off DU's 75th anniversary celebration in NYC

NEW YORK - Feb. 2, 2012 - Every Feb. 2, people all over the globe celebrate World Wetlands Day, commemorating the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1971, an intergovernmental treaty signed by 161 countries that recognizes the value and splendor of our wetland resources. This year's celebration was made all the more momentous earlier today as Ducks Unlimited and Ramsar signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) in New York City.

Media Advisory: Ducks Unlimited, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands to sign memorandum of cooperation

A press event is to be held Thursday, Feb. 2, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at Waldorf Astoria Basildon Room in New York City. DU CEO Dale Hall and Secretary General Anada Tiega of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands will sign a memorandum of cooperation between the organizations to commemorate their partnership, celebrate World Wetlands Day and mark the coinciding anniversaries of the organizations.

Ducks Unlimited celebrates 75 years of conservation success, special event set for Mississippi

Jan. 29 marks Ducks Unlimited's 75th anniversary. Started by four sportsmen on a mission to save North America's waterfowl populations—and the continent's strong waterfowling traditions—DU's humble beginnings came during the Great Depression and one of the worst droughts in history, far from ideal circumstances.

Washington, D.C. 75th Anniversary Event

You're Invited! Join DU in Washington, D.C., for a special 75th Anniversary Celebration!

New York City 75th DU Diamond Event

Celebrate wetlands conservation where it all began—in New York City!

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