Tag: DU

Beaver Dam Duck Hunt 2011

I was lucky to experience some of the best duck hunting in the country.  I hunted with Mike and Lamar Boyd of the Beaver Dam Hunting Services.  They own a great portion of Beaver Lake located by Tunica Mississippi. Imagine if you will hunting in an oxbow lake filled with cypress trees and having ducks... Read more »

DU CEO named Conservationist of the Year

This press release came in from DU… “DUCKS UNLIMITED CEO NAMED “CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR” BY AMERICA’S WETLAND FOUNDATION  America’s Wetland Foundation Chair R. King Milling of New Orleans, left, presents the organization’s prestigious “Conservationist of the Year” award to Dale Hall of Memphis, CEO of Ducks Unlimited. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2010 – Ducks Unlimited CEO... Read more »

Construction Project to Restore Habitat

This just came in… Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge Initiates A partnership between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Conservation Foundation and Ducks Unlimited, Inc will enhance wetland habitat on the Wilder Tract of Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge, in Fulton County. Project construction began on August 23 and is expected to last 4 to 6... Read more »

Duck numbers hold steady across North America

 This came from Ducks Unlimited…MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 2, 2010– The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its preliminary report today on mid-continent breeding ducks and habitats, based on surveys conducted in May. The total duck population is nearly 41 million, which is similar to last year’s estimate and 21 percent above the long-term average. “These are... Read more »

Ducks Unlimited receives grand for gulf habitat work

A press release from Ducks Unlimited. DU TO RECEIVE $2.5 MILLION GRANT FOR GULF COAST HABITAT WORK MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24, 2010 – Ducks Unlimited was notified today it will receive a $2.5 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to provide additional habitat for waterfowl and other birds that will migrate... Read more »

DU urges supporters to bring boats, assist river cleanup

This just came in from DU…  EAST MOLINE, Ill., May 20, 2010 – Ducks Unlimited (DU) is calling all supporters along the Mississippi River to help out with the Great Mississippi River Cleanup on June 19, 2010. Living Lands and Waters (LL and W) has organized a river cleanup, but they need people with boats. ... Read more »