Tag: waterfowl conservation

May 3, 2018

New model suggests prime habitat for whooping cranes

Lands conserved for waterfowl in North and South Dakota provide habitat for critically endangered whooping cranes (Grus americana) as they pass through on their migration from Canada to Texas, according...

February 8, 2018

New JWM issue celebrates waterfowl conservation

The February issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management (Vol. 82.2) features a special section on waterfowl conservation. Guest editor Christopher Williams, Professor of Wildlife Ecology in the Waterfowl and...

June 30, 2017

ConocoPhillips receives DU Conservation Achievement Award

MEMPHIS, Tennessee – June 6, 2017 – ConocoPhillips, the multinational energy corporation headquartered in Houston, Texas, received the inaugural Ducks Unlimited Corporate Conservation Achievement Award Saturday, June 3, at DU’s...

June 14, 2017

Texas contributes $600,000 for waterfowl habitat in Canada

Fast Facts:  TPWD announces $600,000 funding to Ducks Unlimited for waterfowl habitat conservation projects in Prairie Canada. Funding comes from state Migratory Game Bird Stamp purchases. TPWD’s contribution will be...

April 14, 2017

Ed Penny new DU public policy director for Southern Region

Fast Facts: Waterfowl biologist and Mississippi native Ed Penny named director of public policy for Ducks Unlimited Penny will oversee wetlands and waterfowl conservation related policy efforts in 13 states. ...

April 6, 2017

DU recognizes contributions to waterfowl conservation

Fast Facts: Ducks Unlimited announced the winners of the 2017 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards on March 10, 2017. Winners were recognized in five categories for outstanding contributions to conservation and...

March 24, 2017

NM joins program to enhance waterfowl breeding habitat

Fast Facts:  The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish recently joined other states in contributing to habitat conservation in Canada, where most of the waterfowl that winter in the...