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South Carolina resident elected to Ducks Unlimited's national board of directors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 23, 2014 – Mike McShane, of Johns Island, South Carolina, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.'s national board of directors during the organization's annual convention in St. Louis.

Florida resident elected to Ducks Unlimited's national board of directors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 23, 2014 – Connie Parker, of Longboat, Florida, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.'s national board of directors during the organization's annual convention held recently in St. Louis.

Texas resident elected to Ducks Unlimited's national board of directors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 22, 2014 – David Feckley, of Wylie, Texas, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.'s national board of directors during the organization's annual convention in St. Louis.

Louisiana resident elected to Ducks Unlimited's national board of directors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 22, 2014 – Ron Bartels, of Schriever, Louisiana, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.'s national board of directors during the organization's annual convention in St. Louis.

Alabama resident elected to Ducks Unlimited's national board of directors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 22, 2014 – Steve Whatley, of Anniston, Alabama, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.'s national board of directors during the organization's annual convention in St. Louis.

Houston Event Tops $1 Million for Second Consecutive Year

The Houston Wetland Sponsor Council Dinner raised more than $1 million for the ducks for the second year in a row.

Six North Carolina Ducks Unlimited chapters make Top 100

RALEIGH, N.C. – April 4, 2014 – The Top 100 is one of the most highly sought-after titles of recognition Ducks Unlimited offers to its local chapters. Each year, the list is comprised of the top 100 fundraising chapters in the United States that raise up to $100,000 through fundraising activities in their communities. Through the efforts of these volunteer committees DU is able to pursue its mission of conserving, enhancing and restoring North America's wetlands. In 2013 six North Carolina chapters made the Top 100 list as one of the organization's best fundraising chapters.

Top 100 DU Chapters: 2013 Fundraising Year

Each year, this list is reserved for the top 100 chapters that raise up to $100,000 in grassroots income for DU's conservation mission. Chapters raising more than $100,000 are recognized by the President's Elite award. This year's Top 100 are listed below by chapter name.

Richard Lipsey of Baton Rouge recognized

BATON ROUGE, La. – March 14, 2014 – The Baton Rouge chapter of Ducks Unlimited (DU) honored local philanthropist, volunteer and businessman Richard Lipsey with the Emerald Teal Award at their sponsor dinner Thursday night for his outstanding commitment to DU's conservation mission. Emerald Teal awards are given to companies or individuals that donate products used to generate money at fundraising events.

Mississippi native elected as Ducks Unlimited’s youth and education advisory board member

Miss. – June 21, 2013 – Ronal Roberson, of Charleston, Miss., was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.'s national board of directors during the organization's annual convention held recently in Portland, Ore.

North Carolina native elected to Ducks Unlimited's national board of directors

KITTY HAWK, NC – June 21, 2013 – James "Jim" Cerza Jr., of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc.'s national board of directors during the organization's annual convention held recently in Portland, Ore.

DU Sweet 16 for 2011

Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Sweet 16 list of top-producing volunteer university chapters throughout the nation. This elite group is considered the best of the best when it comes to fundraising and overall chapter strength.

Ducks Unlimited Sweet 16 university chapters recognized for outstanding volunteer, fundraising efforts

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - March 27, 2013 - Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Sweet 16 list of top-producing volunteer university chapters throughout the nation. This elite group is considered the best of the best when it comes to fundraising and overall chapter strength.

Jamestown NAWCA II Dedication Held

In March 2013, Ducks Unlimited and partners dedicated the Jamestown Wildlife Area Phase II project in Kansas, made possible through a North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant. Many partners, neighboring landowners, duck hunters and DU volunteers attended the event. DU will erect a cairn with a plaque honoring these partners and DU major sponsors who supported the project on the Buffalo Creek Marsh unit.

Ducks Unlimited names Top 100, President's Elite chapters

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - March 12, 2013 - Ducks Unlimited recently announced the 175 volunteer chapters across the nation being honored with Top 100 and President's Elite standings this year. The Top 100 designation is reserved for the top 100 chapters raising up to $100,000 in grassroots income for DU's conservation mission. Chapters raising more than $100,000 are recognized with the President's Elite award.

President's Elite DU Chapters: 2012 Fundraising Year

Each year a select group of Ducks Unlimited chapters rises to the top of the ranks as the President's Elite, each raising $100,000 or more annually for DU's habitat conservation work. This year's 75 DU chapters that achieved President's Elite status are listed below.

Top 100 DU Chapters: 2012 Fundraising Year

Each year, this list is reserved for the top 100 chapters that raise up to $100,000 in grassroots income for DU's conservation mission. Chapters raising more than $100,000 are recognized by the President's Elite award. This year's Top 100 are listed below by chapter name.

Ducks University Chapter Map

Search for a University chapter by location or school name.

DU Sweet 16

Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Sweet 16 list of top-producing volunteer university chapters throughout the nation. This elite group is considered the best of the best when it comes to fundraising and overall chapter strength.

About Ducks University

The Ducks Unlimited University program began in 1977 at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. Today, Ducks University chapters are playing an increasingly important role in Ducks Unlimited's conservation mission.

Ducks University

College students around the country are flocking to Ducks University events to have a great time for a great cause. Join your fellow classmates on campus and bring the fun and excitement of Ducks Unlimited to your school.

California 75th Celebration at Blackhawk Auto Museum

California celebrated Ducks Unlimited's 75th anniversary with a gala celebration at the renowned Blackhawk Auto Museum in Danville. The black tie affair was an overwhelming success.

A Profile in Courage

Martin Blaisdell had been battling cancer for half of his young life and didn't know what the future had in store for him. That was all it took for Jim Kennedy to make the commitment to take him duck hunting.

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Every supporter has a story regarding how they got invovled with DU and how that has impacted them in some way. Share your story today.

Ducks Unlimited names Top 100, President's Elite chapters

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - April 3, 2012 - Ducks Unlimited recently announced the 160 volunteer chapters across the nation being honored with Top 100 and President's Elite standings this year.

New DU Iowa State Chair

Iowa’s new Ducks Unlimited State Chairman Frank Mertz is sounding the DU battle cry for conservation: “Conservation for Generations.” Mertz, who hails from Webster, is asking DU volunteers to help get the word out about the value of wetlands conservation now and for years to come

Ducks Unlimited Sweet 16 university chapters recognized for outstanding volunteer, fundraising efforts in 2011

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - March 23, 2012 - Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Sweet 16 list of top-producing volunteer university chapters throughout the nation.

DU holds recognition events for Berg family

Ducks Unlimited is honoring the Berg family for significant accomplishments as DU volunteers. Bob and Rosemary Berg, Longville, and Rick and Pam Berg, Watertown, S.D., have played very active roles for DU locally and nationally for more than 35 years.

Indiana native named to DU Board of Directors


Missouri native named to DU Board of Directors

During its annual convention held recently in Quebec City, Ducks Unlimited Inc. elected James R. "Jim" Talbert, of Jefferson City, to its national board of directors.

Delaware native named to DU Board of Directors

During its annual convention held recently in Quebec City, Ducks Unlimited Inc. elected William "Bill" D'Alonzo, of Wilmington, Del., to its national board of directors.

Louisiana native named to DU Board of Directors

During its annual convention held recently in Quebec City, Ducks Unlimited Inc. elected E.J. Deubler of Harvey, La., to its national board of directors.

Virginia man named to DU Board of Directors

During its annual convention recently in Quebec City, Ducks Unlimited Inc. elected Julian T. Ottley of Richmond to its national board of directors.

California philanthropist named to DU Board of Directors

During its annual convention recently in Quebec City, Ducks Unlimited Inc., elected Eric Rudgers of Lake Almanor, Calif., to its national board of directors.

Highlands Ranch DU teams up with Cub Scouts on Earth Day

DU, Cub scouts support community, waterfowl with wood duck nest building project

No Deposit, No Return

"When something extra is given in order to enjoy a pleasure in life, we tend to appreciate it more." Insights from DU CEO Dale Hall on giving and getting.
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