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Ducks Unlimited combats climate change effects in Illinois, Indiana with $250,000 grant from Wildlife Conservation Society

Ducks Unlimited will help Illinois and Indiana combat climate change effects on habitat with a $250,000 grant from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Climate Adaptation Fund, a program made possible by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Ducks Unlimited receives Arbor Day grant to reforest Indiana wetland habitat

The Arbor Day Foundation has awarded Ducks Unlimited a grant to plant 19,500 trees on the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge in Indiana, a critical wetland habitat that directly influences water quality as far away as the Gulf of Mexico.

Schell Osage Conservation Area – Last of five Missouri Golden Anniversary Wetland Initiative projects

Schell Osage Conservation Area is the final of five Golden Anniversary Wetlands Initiative projects aimed at rehabilitating Missouri Department of Conservation’s oldest wetland conservation areas.

Missouri agriculture wetlands: Partners demonstrating conservation

Today agriculture plays a vital role in sustaining Missouri’s social and economic well-being. If Missouri is to be successful in restoring wetland functions and values to our great floodplains we will need to do so in partnership with the Missouri Agriculture Wetland Initiative.

Jenkins Marsh/VanZelst habitat returning

DU’s Jenkins Marsh/VanZelst Farm project project in Illinois is on its way to becoming an outstanding natural area and fantastic habitat area for ducks that migrate through the Illinois River Valley.

DU dedicates Northwest Prairies Pothole project in Wisconsin

Ducks Unlimited celebrated the successful management of northwest Wisconsin wildlife areas during a dedication ceremony Saturday, Sept. 19.

DU names Adam DeHaan Director of Development of the Year

Adam DeHaan was named Ducks Unlimited’s 2014-15 Director of Development of the Year for his outstanding efforts as senior director of development for Iowa and Minnesota.

Ducks Unlimited dedicates Indiana Northeast Potholes wetlands program

Ducks Unlimited commemorated its Northeast Potholes Program and honored program supporters during a dedication ceremony Saturday, Aug. 29, at Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve.

Conservation: DU's Big Rivers Initiative

Located in the heart of the Upper Mississippi River watershed, Ducks Unlimited's Big Rivers Initiative focuses on the restoration, enhancement, and protection of wetlands used by millions of waterfowl migrating between their breeding and wintering grounds each year.

Johnny Belz: Beloved Member of the DU Family Leaves His Mark

Johnny Belz was a dedicated DU volunteer, staff member, and Major Sponsor for more than 40 years, sharing his passion for conservation and the outdoors with thousands before his passing in 2013. Johnny's story was featured in the 2013 DU Annual Report.

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