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New program for Missouri rice growers improves water use, waterfowl habitat

Rice farmers in nine Missouri counties can apply for financial assistance to make on-farm improvements through Nov. 20, thanks to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) – Rice Stewardship Partnership Project, sponsored by USA Rice and Ducks Unlimited.

Restored Beaver Dam Wetland Conservation Area welcomes people, waterfowl

Residents and nature lovers in northwest Indiana can enjoy a refurbished natural playground thanks to a wetlands project recently completed by Ducks Unlimited and the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department.

Understanding Waterfowl: Waterfowl and the California Drought

Ducks and geese may face severe water and food shortages in the Central Valley this year

California Legislators, DU Address State's Drought

California waterfowl are facing another long, hot summer in 2015 as the state's longstanding drought continues.

Sportsmen Call on Montana Legislature to Restore Vital Funding

MISSOULA, Mont.— Ducks Unlimited, The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Montana Wild Sheep Foundation, and other Montana hunters and anglers call on the Montana legislature to restore the spending authority of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP). “These are sportsmen’s dollars, not tax dollars, and cannot be used for any purpose other than habitat improvement and recreational access,” said Bob Sanders, Ducks Unlimited's Montana manager of conservation. “The Legislature should be looking for ways to improve these programs, not eliminate them. It’s very baffling.”

DU supports Texas constitutional amendment on water funding

Ducks Unlimited is supporting Proposition 6, the Texas constitutional amendment overwhelmingly passed by the both the Texas House and Senate providing onetime water funding out of the state’s Rainy Day Fund.

Duck symposium to convene in Memphis next week

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Jan. 25, 2013 - Waterfowl experts will be flocking to Memphis from Jan. 27-31 for the Ecology and Conservation of North American Waterfowl (ECNAW) international symposium. Memphis-based Ducks Unlimited is among the major contributors to this important conference, which aims to synthesize current knowledge of waterfowl and their habitats and help guide future science and conservation efforts.

Conservation: Ducks in a Crowded World

Sustaining healthy waterfowl numbers will be a great challenge as the earth's human population grows

Secrets to Success

DU has discovered a wealth of new information about what drives duck production on the prairies

Ducks, Habitat and Hunters

Maintaining our waterfowling tradition is vital to the future of wetlands and waterfowl.

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