Latest Waterfowl Stories

2011-04-28 00:00:28

Sportsmen and women across the country have reason for encouragement today after the administration initiated steps to restore Clean Water Act protections to many wetlands and streams. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Sportsmen and women across the country have reason for encouragement today after the administration initiated steps to restore Clean Water Act protections to many wetlands and streams. These waters are critically important to waterfowl and other wildlife populations...

2010-11-23 00:01:07

Ducks Unlimited's official iPhone app features an extensive waterfowl ID gallery of photos and sounds for the most popular species of waterfowl in North America. The app also allows DU members to browse a state-by-state listing of all DU events across the country and provides a link for event details and contact information. Memphis, TN (Vocus) November 22, 2010 Want to know the location of a Ducks Unlimited event in your area or an area you plan to visit? Ducks Unlimited has an app for...

2010-08-18 11:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has made its selections for the 2010-11 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits. Annual waterfowl seasons are selected by states from a framework established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Game Commission selections were made after reviewing last year's season results, waterfowl survey data, and input gathered from waterfowl...

2010-07-19 10:34:00

LAFAYETTE, La., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill Deicing Technology presented a check for $200,000 to Ducks Unlimited at the Louisiana State Convention Friday afternoon. The donation supports DU's ongoing efforts to provide sufficient wintering habitat for waterfowl along the Louisiana coast. "Habitat conservation in this area is essential to sustaining populations of North American waterfowl and to securing the future of North America's waterfowling heritage, and as such has long been a...

2009-11-10 09:26:00

GLEN FLORA, Wis., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Ducks Unlimited have a new online store to purchase the organization's branded merchandise and support its conservation mission through a new licensing agreement with Wisconsin-based Artisans, Inc. A specialty-clothing manufacturer, Artisans launched Shop.Ducks.org to offer easy, one-stop access for the more than 700,000 Ducks Unlimited members in North America to buy branded apparel and accessories. A portion of the sales goes to...

2009-09-16 07:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X(R) Protective Coatings, the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings, has entered into an agreement with Ducks Unlimited as the exclusive spray-on truck bedliner sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited FIRSTFLIGHT(TM) Opening Day Every Day program website, http://openingday.ducks.org. Ducks Unlimited's FIRSTFLIGHT(TM) Opening Day Every Day program website is the industry's best unified source for the duck...

2008-11-30 15:14:08

After years of gathering dead carcasses of Pacific Coast trumpeter swans, and examining their lead-poisoned livers, wildlife biologist Mike Smith became convinced the only way to save the birds was by hazing them. So he kept vigil with a night-vision scope, a laser and a noisemaker in a makeshift watchtower behind Judson Lake, on a mission to scare the swans away.   Smith believes the lake, with its bottom full of shotgun pellets that have killed hundreds of the birds, is the likely...

Latest Waterfowl Reference Libraries

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

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