Local Ducks Unlimited chapter receives national recognition - WRBL

Local Ducks Unlimited chapter receives national recognition

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COLUMBUS, Ga. -

A press release explains that, the President's Top 100 is one of the most highly sought-after titles of recognition Ducks Unlimited offers to chapters throughout the nation. Each year, the list is comprised of the top 100 fundraising chapters in the United States. Through the efforts of these volunteer committees, DU is able to pursue its mission of conserving, enhancing and restoring North America's wetlands. The Columbus chapter made the Top 100 list as one of the organization's best fundraising chapters over the last year.

"These fundraising events are the backbone of DU's habitat conservation efforts, and the volunteers who make up these chapters are the grassroots force making a difference for North American waterfowl populations," said DU President John Newman.

"It takes a great deal of effort to crack the Top 100, and these chapters deserve to be congratulated from every person who enjoys the outdoors."

The Columbus chapter earned a spot in the Top 100 out of the more than 2,700 DU chapters nationwide. The press release continues that DU's event fundraising system has become a model for other conservation organizations around the world and has funded a significant portion of the more than 13 million acres of wetlands and associated habitat DU has conserved since 1937.

           


 

Liz Buckthorpe

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