DUTV host, Huntley Ritter visits Ducks Unlimited's National Headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, to reveal the historic progress and future goals of North America's leading wetlands and waterfowl conservation organization on the eve of its 75th anniversary.
In the late 1930's, sportsmen stepped to the plate to improve waterfowl populations and conserve wetland habitats without regard to international borders. Thought leaders who would become the core of DU commissioned the 1935 Wild Duck Census, bringing science into the vision and success of DU even before its founding.
In 1937, DU's founders had a bold vision to create an organization that would conserve habitat on a massive scale for North America's waterfowl. Recognizing that the solution to declining waterfowl populations was habitat conservation, not simply regulation of hunting, Joseph Knapp and his fellow founders placed themselves at the forefront of the conservation movement, a leadership role DU continues to embrace. For the next 75 years, volunteers created and grew the Ducks Unlimited organization with the passion and enthusiasm that drive DU's success today.
In addition to a great hunt each week, you can pick up useful tips on shooting and hunting from expert Wade Bourne while you learn more about waterfowl and waterfowl habitat and conservation. Extend your season each week with DUTV as we celebrate conservation and our rich waterfowling heritage.
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