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Wetland for Tomorrow Strategic Initiatives

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The Wetlands for Tomorrow campaign will focus on these strategic initiatives:

The North American Grasslands Conservation Initiative
Goal: Protect and restore the world’s best waterfowl-breeding habitat in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.
The Western Boreal Forest Conservation Initiative
Goal: Protect existing wetland systems in western Canada and Alaska that are crucial to the breeding efforts of waterfowl and other migratory birds.
The Louisiana Coastal Conservation Initiative
Goal: Protect and restore imperiled Gulf Coast marshlands that provide wintering habitat for millions of ducks, geese and other wildlife species.
North America's Threatened Wetlands Conservation Initiative
Goal: Protect, restore and manage vital wetlands in strategic locations across the continent.
The Pintail Conservation Initiative
Goal: Conserve and restore important breeding habitat in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the northern plains of the United States, as well as in key migration and wintering habitat in California’s Central Valley, the Klamath Basin, the Gulf Coast and Mexico.
The Mallard Conservation Initiative
Goal: Conserve vital breeding, migration and wintering habitat in the Great Lakes region, the Chesapeake Bay, the Mississippi River watershed, the Columbia Basin and key areas of California.
The Educating Youth About Wetlands Initiative
Goal: Educate students throughout North America about the importance of wetlands to waterfowl, other wildlife and people.
The Strategic Conservation Initiative Fund
Goal: Establish a venture capital fund, positioning Ducks Unlimited to respond quickly to urgent, high-priority conservation needs and opportunities, such as major land acquisitions and easements.
Endowment Initiative
Goal: Increase the current endowment to provide greater financial certainty in support of DU's vital conservation mission and research programs.
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