A grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will help Ducks Unlimited and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) enhance 70 acres of wetland habitat on the David K. Nelson Wildlife Management Area in Greene County.

"This project will complement ongoing work by the Alabama DCNR in adjacent counties," said DU regional biologist Tim Willis. "Collectively, these projects are helping to meet our goals of providing quality wetland habitat, cleaner watersheds, and enhanced outdoor recreation opportunities for the people of Alabama."

DU and partners have conserved more than 18,700 acres of wetlands for waterfowl and other wildlife in Alabama. DU has invested more than $1.7 million on conservation projects in this state, improving habitat and hunting opportunities on the Sipsey River, Demopolis WMA, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, and many other public lands.