Duck Hunting Season Begins in North Dakota

September 18, 2013 by  

Duck Hunting Season Begins in North Dakota

by Doug Leier Many hunters these days are bemoaning a downward population trend for deer and pheasants in North Dakota. On the other hand, for 2013 at least, duck and goose populations are in good shape and can provide opportunities that hunters may not want to overlook. Opening day for North Dakota residents is September [...]

2011 Breeding Waterfowl Habitat Conditions Released

July 1, 2011 by  

2011 Breeding Waterfowl Habitat Conditions Released

Delta Waterfowl Release Duck hunters will find plenty to cheer about in the annual breeding population and habitat survey, which was released earlier today. Conducted each May by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Canadian Wildlife Service, this year’s survey reveals the second-highest pond count and a record 45.6 million ducks, the most [...]

Oil Spill and Impact on Waterfowl

June 25, 2010 by  

Oil Spill and Impact on Waterfowl

Delta Scientific Director Answers Questions About Oil Spill, Impacts to Waterfowl and Waterfowl Habitat Delta Waterfowl Scientific Director Dr. Frank Rohwer has hunted ducks in the coastal marshes of Louisiana for more than 20 years. “It’s a special, special place, and it breaks my heart seeing it despoiled more and more with each passing day,” [...]

Hunters Have Stake in Stimulus Bill – Call to Act

February 10, 2009 by  

Hunters Have Stake in Stimulus Bill – Call to Act

Hunters Have Stake in Stimulus Bill Washington, D.C. – Feb. 5, 2009 – The economic stimulus bill being considered in Congress is focusing on bridges and highways; yet there are potential opportunities for hunters and anglers to see improvements in the habitats they use. Ducks Unlimited is supporting stimulus money to be designated for conservation [...]

Preserving Canada’s Hunting Heritage

February 3, 2009 by  

Preserving Canada’s Hunting Heritage

Preserving Canada’s Hunting Heritage The Third Annual Progress Report on Delta Waterfowl’s efforts to secure the future of hunting in canada – December 2008 Executive Summary: Securing the Future of Hunting in Canada Delta Waterfowl continues to lead the defense and promotion of waterfowl hunting in Canada. 2008 has been another very successful year for [...]

Delta Waterfowl Comments on Computer Models

January 9, 2009 by  

Delta Waterfowl Comments on Computer Models

Note to Waterfowl Managers: Computer models can’t evaluate the impact of your actions on the waterfowling culture by Dan Nelson – Delta Magazine Editor My passion for hunting was fired by the outdoor writers of another time, men with made-up-sounding names like Ted Trueblood, Nash Buckingham, Gordon MacQuarrie, Gene Hill and Grits Gresham. Perhaps you’ve [...]

Raise Money for Delta Waterfowl Just By Searching the Web

December 30, 2008 by  

Raise Money for Delta Waterfowl Just By Searching the Web

Below is a press release that is an easy way to raise money for Delta Waterfowl.  It’s definitely worth checking out! Dear Delta Waterfowl Supporters, Recently it has come to light that there is an easy way to raise money for Delta Waterfowl and its programs. A computer and a need for information is all [...]

USFWS to Establish National Wildlife Refuge in Pennsylvania

December 23, 2008 by  

USFWS to Establish National Wildlife Refuge in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today approved the establishment of Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Pennsylvania. The Service has established a boundary for the refuge, encompassing 20,466 acres in Monroe and Northampton counties, within which it may begin acquiring nationally significant habitat for wildlife as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. [...]

New Army Corps/EPA Wetlands Guidance Highlights Need for Congressional Action

December 22, 2008 by  

New Army Corps/EPA Wetlands Guidance Highlights Need for Congressional Action

The guidance released yesterday from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers on wetlands jurisdiction does not address a delayed permitting process, and highlights the need for a legislative solution to the regulatory quagmire that has followed in the wake of the Rapanos v. United States Supreme Court decision, according to Ducks [...]

ALUS WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

December 18, 2008 by  

ALUS WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

ALUS WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Delta Waterfowl’s partnership with Canadian Prairie farmers paying big dividends for ducks The momentum for Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS), Delta’s flagship waterfowl habitat conservation program, continues with the November 27, 2008 awarding of Manitoba’s prestigious Excellence in Sustainability Award to Delta Waterfowl and our Manitoba farm group partner, Keystone Agricultural [...]