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2014-10-28 23:01:48

Since 2010, Ducks Unlimited’s Facebook page has grown brand awareness and loyalty while spreading the word about the organization’s mission of waterfowl and wetlands conservation. DU’s Facebook page reached a milestone earlier this week when it exceeded 1 million fans Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Since 2010, Ducks Unlimited’s Facebook page has grown brand awareness and loyalty while spreading the word about the organization’s mission of waterfowl and wetlands...

2014-09-17 16:22:20

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - For consistently showing leadership on behalf of wetlands that support millions of ducks, geese and other wildlife, and partnering with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI), Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has won the SFI President's Award. DUC is demonstrating how to conserve wetlands while constructing resource roads, taking the initiative to promote the benefits of forest certification, encouraging community outreach, and providing valuable...

2014-05-29 16:22:26

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation to permanently enact a tax incentive designed to spur land conservation and conserve America's working farms and ranches - H.R. 2807 - was passed out of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee today. "This is a great step forward for land conservation and for providing a reliable tool to ensure today's natural treasures can be enjoyed for generations to come," said Rand Wentworth, president of the Land...

2013-10-04 23:01:16

With enhanced mobile access, Ducks Unlimited’s newest online tools and information can help make this your best hunting season ever. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Just in time for duck and goose hunting season, Ducks Unlimited has launched a new season of Waterfowl 360, the ultimate online resource for waterfowl hunters. The latest version of Waterfowl 360 includes new features and enhancements to help waterfowlers have their best season ever. “Hunters should be excited about...

2013-03-29 23:03:07

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI) receives one of Ducks Unlimited's highest honors for her contributions to wetlands and waterfowl conservation. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI), chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, was presented last Friday with the 2013 Wetland Conservation Achievement Award, one of Ducks Unlimited's highest honors. "Senator Stabenow led the Senate in passing a comprehensive, bipartisan farm bill in 2012 — one of the few major pieces...

2012-07-25 23:03:21

Ducks Unlimited voices support for NAWCA reauthorization, duck stamp price increase and electronic access. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously reported to the Senate floor today three bills important to conservation and of priority interest to Ducks Unlimited: S. 2282, reauthorizing the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) through 2017; S. 2156, increasing the price of the federal duck stamp; and S. 2071, making online...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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