New York and Waterfowl

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The fine (easement) print in federal duck stamp increase legislation

The fine (easement) print in federal duck stamp increase legislation

Prohibit acquisition with the proposed $10 increase in the cost of the federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp? No thanks.

August 2014
Waterfowl harvests up in N.Y. last year

Waterfowl harvests up in N.Y. last year

Canada goose kill tops 136,000; duck take and hunting effort jump

August 2014
Breeding duck numbers explode

Breeding duck numbers explode

Breeding duck numbers in the United States and Canada hit a record high this year, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

June 2014
Breeding duck numbers hit record high

Breeding duck numbers hit record high

North America’s breeding duck population this spring was an estimated 49.2 million birds, the highest number on record.

June 2014
Major duck die-off

Major duck die-off

Ice cover limiting food availability

March 2014
Waterfowl stamp hike proposal resurfaces

Waterfowl stamp hike proposal resurfaces

Despite the fact that leading conservation groups continually have called for it and that it wouldn’t be an added burden to U.S. taxpayers, attempts in the past to increase the price of the federal duck stamp have been derailed in some form or fashion.

January 2014
Second ever youth deer hunt: Memories for kids and mentors

Second ever youth deer hunt: Memories for kids and mentors

Meghan Geer was about ready to call it a morning as she and her dad Earl started out of the woods.

October 2013
Season conflict upsets SE NY waterfowlers

Season conflict upsets SE NY waterfowlers

It’s only a week later than in the past, but some waterfowlers in southeastern New York are upset that the second half of the split duck hunting season will open Nov. 17 this year.

September 2013
Liberal waterfowl seasons, limits offered

Liberal waterfowl seasons, limits offered

On the heels of a continental duck population estimate just below last year, and habitat conditions that were similar, or slightly improved

August 2013
‘Great’ water means duck production solid

‘Great’ water means duck production solid

Spring numbers down slightly from 2012 record, but still No. 2 all-time

August 2013