Off-season projects and tips to keep you busy all summer in preparation for the fall season
Ducks Unlimited
June 2022


DU Newsletter: June 2022

Summer Projects

Frigid mornings in the duck blind couldn't feel farther away than when summer hits its stride. Fortunately, there's plenty to do during the off-season to keep waterfowlers focused on opening day. The following is a collection of content to keep you busy this summer and get you prepared for fall.

10 Off-Season Projects

10 Off-Season Projects

Keep your passion for the sport alive year-round with these rewarding activities

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20 Off-Season Shooting Tips

20 Off-Season Shooting Tips

Prepare for next season with these pointers on guns, ammo, and shooting techniques

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Father's Day Gift Guide

2022 Father's Day Gift Guide

Find the perfect gift for your old man, or forward this as a hint

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Duck Numbers Survey

Waterfowl Population and Habitat Survey

Keep up with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as they perform the 2022 Survey

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Behind the Numbers

Behind the Numbers

Here's what you need to know about the annual Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey

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DU Podcast

DU Podcast: Real-time Update from the 2022 BPOP Survey

Retired USFWS pilot biologist, Fred Roetker, joins the DU Podcast from Fort Chipewayan, Alberta

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Great Salt Lake wetlands get a boost

Great Salt Lake Wetlands Get a Boost from Local Duck Club

Major sponsors from the New State Duck Club support conservation efforts

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Prairie Pothole Conditions

Prairie Habitat Update from North Dakota

Steve Adair, DU Chief Scientist, and Adam Putnam, DU CEO, provide a video update on breeding habitat conditions



85th DU National Convention

Join us July 13-16, 2022,
in New Orleans

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Ducks Unlimited Headlines

Louisiana Establishes New State Funding for Conservation


DU Leads Cover Crop Program in Michigan, Indiana


Blackhawk Diamond Gala Raises More Than $450,000, Honors Pepper Snyder


Coastal Partnerships Paving the Way for Critical Wetland Restoration in South Louisiana


DU Completes Large Wetland Enhancement Project in Gray Lodge Wildlife Area


PepsiCo and Ducks Unlimited Restore San Luis National Wildlife Refuge Wetlands


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Waterfowl Recipe

5 Small Bites for Summer

The Sporting Chef offers five of his favorite waterfowl appetizers

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