July / August 2017

Archived from the July / August 2017 Issue


Floodplain Wetlands Are Nature's Hotels

Insights from DU CEO Dale Hall

Conservation: Conserving Habitat for Fins and Feathers

DU's conservation work provides a host of benefits for salmon and other popular sport fish

Retrievers: Old Dogs and Puppies

Special care should be taken when bringing a puppy into a home with a veteran retriever

Spicy Duck or Goose Wraps

This twist on the traditional sandwich is the perfect on-the-go summer meal

Waterfowler's World: A Duck for the Den

With a little care and research, you can bring home a mounted bird that everyone will appreciate

Shotgunning: Breaking Bad Habits

Follow these five tips to fix any flaws in your shooting form before opening day

Field Reports: 2017 Late-Spring Habitat Conditions

An overview of wetland conditions on key waterfowl breeding areas

Understanding Waterfowl: The Two Sides of Drought

Prolonged periods of dry weather can have both positive and negative impacts on waterfowl and their habitats

10 Retriever Tips for Waterfowlers

Follow this expert advice to get your dog ready for opening day

5 Small Bites for Summer 

The Sporting Chef offers five of his favorite waterfowl appetizers

Going to the Source [DU Special Report The Life Cycle of Waterfowl: Part 1]

A closer look at how DU's science-based habitat conservation efforts benefit breeding waterfowl on the prairies and in the Boreal Forest

New Guns & Gear for 2017

DU 2017 Product Guide: Check out this year's selection of the latest shotguns, ammo, and gear for waterfowlers


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