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DU's Next 75 Years

The future holds great challenges and opportunities for wetlands and waterfowl conservation

California state legislature honors DU's 75th anniversary

California Senator Lois Wolk presents the DU western region's director with a joint resolution honoring DU for its 75th Anniversary on February 23rd, 2012.

Winchester presents DU with Partners in Conservation Award

To honor DU's 75th anniversary, Winchester Ammunition, a long-time partner of Ducks Unlimited, presented DU with its "Partners in Conservation Award" at Winchester's SHOT Show booth on Jan. 18.

Ducks Unlimited 75th Anniversary Conservation Projects

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.

DU 75th Anniversary Videos

View the 75th anniversary video messages below as DU celebrates 75 years of conservation.

Milestones in Conservation

The slogan for Ducks Unlimited's 75th Anniversary, CONSERVATION FOR GENERATIONS, applies to past, present and future generations alike.

DU All-Star Sketches

Below are a few of the sketches submitted by our all-star artists for this year's art package. Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.

All-Stars of Wildlife Art

Throughout its storied history, DU has received important cooperation and support from the wildlife art community. This year, DU marks 75 years and will showcase an all-star cast of premier artists, whose works will be available at fundraising events nationwide.

DU Turns 75

Seventy-five years ago this month, a small group of avid waterfowlers took bold action to help restore waterfowl populations devastated by drought and wetland drainage.

From waterfowler to conservationist

On the eastern seaboard of the United States, a duck hunter sat patiently in his blind. With his collar turned to the wind, he scanned the sky for birds, hoping that his luck was about to improve.

Frustrated waterfowlers unite

Disasters have a way of spawning ideas. In the face of such challenges, some people buckle, but others simply roll up their sleeves to repair and protect.

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