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July 31, 2014

Ducks Unlimited Calls on Congress

An international organization that has its own television show is lobbying Congress on wetlands and waterfowl conservation issues.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is an international non-profit organization dedicated to conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, other wildlife, and people. Ducks Unlimited reported today it has spent $65,000 lobbying the federal government during the fourth quarter of 2013. For the year, they spent $260,000 on lobbying.

The organization produces Ducks Unlimited TV. DU TV is moving to the Pursuit Channel and a new season begins in July 2014.

The organization lobbied in the fourth quarter on assuring migratory bird habitat conservation; agricultural conservation issues; improving hunting access issues; duck stamp legislation; coastal wetland loss; waterfowl conservation programs; extending conservation easement tax incentives; and wetland/waterfowl issues in the transportation bill.

Their lobbyists include Gary Taylor, Dan Wrinn, Caroline Brower, Whitney Tawney, and Kellis Moss.

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