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NOAA awards $600,000 to Ducks Unlimited for Ohio wetland restoration

Protected Ohio lands benefit 20 species of waterfowl

Ducks Unlimited partnered with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy this spring to safeguard Bloomfield Swamp, 730 acres of waterfowl habitat in Ashtabula and Trumbull Counties on the southern shores of Lake Erie, by acquiring the land and protecting it with a conservation easement.

Ohio Partnership Hunt Celebrates Waterfowling and Conservation

Ducks Unlimited teamed up with the Ohio Division of Wildlife and the Lake Erie Marsh Association to host the 14th Annual Ohio Partnership Hunt this past October. Nearly 150 participants were treated to three days of hunting, tours of wetland conservation projects, and other activities across the Lake Erie marsh region of northwest Ohio.

2016 Ohio Conservation Report

See the conservation projects done in 2016 by Ducks Unlimited staff and partners.

Private land projects completed in western Lake Erie Basin

Parts of the Lake Erie watershed have lost 90 percent of its historical wetlands, and much of what is left is highly degraded. DU is working with private landowners to regain some of these wetlands.

Federal grants help DU, partners conserve more than 2,100 acres in northeast Ohio

DU and two North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants have improved the health of waterfowl habitat in northeast Ohio.

Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge projects boost habitat, water quality

Ducks Unlimited has improved crucial wildlife habitat at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on the banks of Lake Erie.

Private lands grant to fund nine projects

Nine projects are expected to restore or enhance 250 acres of wetlands and establish 82 acres of native grass on privately-owned land.

Middle Harbor: DU helps Restore Lake Erie hydrology, Fish access

Middle Harbor is a 350-acre coastal wetland located along Lake Erie on the Catawba Peninsula. Due to the degraded nature of the wetland, its large size, and location along Lake Erie, Middle Harbor was identified by the DNR as a high priority for restoration.

DU license plates support wetland conservation

Last year Ohio Ducks Unlimited put a new face on its conservation license plate. The DU plate, which raises funds for wetland conservation, was updated with a new logo, but with the same message: Saving Wetlands.

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