MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Feb. 21, 2017 - In the March/April 2017 issue of Ducks Unlimited magazine DU Science Editor Dr. Scott Yaich reflects on the many benefits provided by DU's wetlands conservation work, including habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife, cleaner water, flood mitigation, groundwater recharge, public access for hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts, and a variety of economic benefits for farmers, ranchers, businesses, and communities.

Other informative and entertaining articles in the March/April issue include:

• DU Digital Media Editor Chris Jennings shares 10 handy tips and essential products for hunting light geese during the Conservation Order.

• Fifteen quick fixes for better shooting from shotgun expert Phil Bourjaily.

• A photo essay celebrating the spectacular spring waterfowl migration, with text by award-winning writer and photographer Michael Furtman.

• A hilarious story by longtime DU Senior Editor Gary Koehler about a new duck club member who discovers the truth about a hidden duck hole, which is rumored to be haunted.

• And DU Waterfowl Biologist Dr. John Coluccy writes about the five senses of waterfowl, including sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch, and how the birds use these remarkable abilities to thrive in the wild.

Like every other issue, the March/April issue of Ducks Unlimited magazine also features informative columns on retrievers, hunting tactics, conservation and cooking.

The only way to get Ducks Unlimited magazine is to join Ducks Unlimited. Visit to become a member of the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's wetlands and waterfowl.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13.8 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit

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