The DU Prairie Experience, Pintail Study, Duck Bacon & DU's New CEO
Ducks Unlimited
April 2019

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DU Newsletter: The Conservation Issue (Apr. 2019)

Enjoy the Prairie Experience!

Waterfowl across North America are taking advantage of warming temperatures and are racing to their breeding grounds. The Prairie Pothole Region of the United States and Canada serves as the Duck Factory, and the Ducks Unlimited Prairie Experience provides an interactive look at how and why this landscape is so important to waterfowl, shorebirds, and other wildlife.

Experience the prairies now

Understanding Waterfowl

Understanding Waterfowl: Duck Nesting Ecology

A fascinating look at waterfowl nest site selection and the behavior of nesting hens

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Conservation: A Continental Partnership

ConocoPhillips is investing in conservation research and restoration projects through a variety of collaborative partnerships

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Pintail Study

Pintail Study

Researchers investigate differences in wintering area survival and habitat use

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Ducks Nesting in Your Backyard

Ducks Nesting in Your Backyard

Every apartment complex pond, golf course, park, and even some swimming pools can become targeted nesting areas

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New DU CEO Adam Putnam

Meet DU CEO Adam Putnam

Putnam's passion for hunting, angling, and conservation leads him to DU

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DU Cotton Canvas Duffel Bag - yours with a donation
DU Travel

DU Travel

The DU Travel program highlights fantastic duck and goose hunting destinations

Find your next waterfowling adventure

DU Travel
DU Films

DU Films: The ACE Basin

Learn more about DU's role in conserving South Carolina's ACE Basin, a special place

Watch the film

DU Online Auction

DU Online Auction

Greater Scaup Decoy: This cast resin greater scaup drake was created by Master Carver Jett Brunet; the bidding will close on this item at 9:00 pm CST on April 9

Start bidding now

Official DU Proud Partner

Corporate Partner

Quality products and services backed by the Ducks Unlimited brand

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DU National Convention in Hawaii

DU National Convention

Register now and join us in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, May 28–June 2, 2019

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Waterfowl Recipe

Duck Bacon

Like traditional bacon, this unique recipe is hard to resist

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Mission: Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people. Our vision is wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.