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Vital New York wetlands receive DU assistance

Ducks Unlimited is helping to enhance 1,000 acres of forested wetlands on Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), one of the most important migratory stopover areas for waterfowl in western New York. The project includes removing a berm, installing new culverts, and planting trees to restore natural water flow to forested wetland habitat.

DU to use grant to research drones, energy use for New England waterfowl

Ducks Unlimited recently received a $100,000 grant from Waterfowl Research Foundation to support two regional research projects in the Completing the Cycle initiative area, and Atlantic Flyway regions.

American waterfowl populations benefit from Canadian habitat projects

Many waterfowl enthusiasts may never travel to Canada, but ducks do.

Upcoming New York projects

DU will undertake several projects through 2017.

Cargill corporate partnership establishes two Finger Lakes projects

Cargill most recently pledged a three-year, $243,000 grant to benefit projects across upstate New York. Here are some of the projects DU has started with Cargill support.

Progress made on invasive species control and wetland restoration at Braddock Bay

Ducks Unlimited is partnered with State University of Brockport to continue to control invasive species at Braddock Bay Fish and Wildlife Management Area along the Ontario shoreline.

Federal funding fuels private lands projects

Two North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants led by the Thousand Islands Land Trust and Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust are supporting multiple wetland restoration and protection projects across the state.

Restoration under way on vital western New York migration stopover

Ducks Unlimited is restoring a large portion of the Seneca Pool at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most important migratory stopovers for waterfowl in western New York.

NAWCA Grant Awarded for New York Refuge Enhancement

Ducks Unlimited was recently awarded a $62,407 North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant for wetland restoration work on the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in western New York. DU and its partners will enhance 1,000 acres of forested wetlands through restored hydrology and reforestation.

Habitat Project Completed on Montezuma Wetland Complex

Ducks Unlimited restored 120 acres of wetlands on New York's Montezuma Wetland Complex, one of the premier waterfowl areas in the northeastern United States.

Lake Ontario Wetland Restoration Completed

Ducks Unlimited recently completed construction work on a wetland-enhancement project on Lakeview Wildlife Management Area (WMA) along eastern Lake Ontario.

New York Conservation Projects

Ducks Unlimited habitat conservation projects in New York. These projects benefit waterfowl, other wildlife and people. View sample projects, project map and more.

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