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March 2007 Edition

Member Waterfowling Tips

Words of Wisdom from DU Members

by Matt Young

All waterfowlers share a common desire to improve their hunting skills and, consequently, enjoy greater success in the marshes Read Member Submitted Hunting Tips!and fields. When the editors of Ducks Unlimited magazine first sought to compile North America's greatest waterfowling tips, they had to look no further than the organization's members and volunteers, whose ranks are filled with many of the world's most dedicated and experienced waterfowlers.

The following is a selection of classic waterfowling tips submitted by DU members over the years, all of which are sure to help you become a more successful waterfowler.

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Act Now to Help Save America's Waterfowl

It’s time to make sure our wetlands and waterfowl get the funding they deserve, and Ducks Unlimited needs you!

Click here to help save America's Waterfowl & Wetlands!As in the past, Ducks Unlimited will be working to ensure that the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) is funded at the highest possible level for the next fiscal year, and we need your help in getting our message to Congress. NAWCA is one of the most cost-effective wetlands conservation programs out there, and to date has conserved more than 20 million acres!

Please click here to write to your elected officials on Capitol Hill to ask them to fund NAWCA at the highest possible level!

You are Ducks Unlimited’s greatest asset when working with Congress, please let your voice be heard on this and other critical waterfowl issues!

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Click here to watch DU TV online!The 2006 season of “DU-TV” – as seen on the Versus network - is now available to DU members for online viewing. Enjoy the best waterfowl hunting in North America year-round with hosts Jared Brown, Wade Bourne and Marc Pierce.

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2008 International Artist of the Year

Your Vote Counts

Your vote will help select the Ducks Unlimited 2008 International Artist of the Year. The first year's online voting response was great and we are hoping to better the number of responses this year! Online voting is available through March 15, 2007.

The following four images are in consideration for 2008:

  • "Diligence - Yellow Lab" by Anthony Padgett
  • "Closing Minutes" by Scot Storm
  • "Prairie Pintails" by Joe Hautman
  • "Susan's Pocket" by Phillip Crowe

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Being a Hunt & Home Advisor proves to be another fun, rewarding volunteer roll for all who want to support DU’s mission! As an Advisor you help others understand the passion for habitat and wetland conservation and have fun with parties and recipes like these Fresh Baked Bread ideas using DU’s Hearty White and Stone Wheat Beer Breads. Best of all, it only takes 10 minutes to mix the bread, then straight to the oven and 45 minutes later you have fresh baked bread to serve as a sample at your party!

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