New York and Waterfowl

Title Issue
DEC creates ‘buck zones’

DEC creates ‘buck zones’

Seven areas set, setting stage for regs changes next year

July 2015
Three amigos: Spring greenheads on a backyard pond

Three amigos: Spring greenheads on a backyard pond

A trio of mallards might teach us more about ducks and waterfowl migration than we could even imagine

March 2015
Duck Stamp bill passes

Duck Stamp bill passes

Senate passage last week of the Duck Stamp Act of 2014 sends the legislation to President Obama for his signature.

December 2014
Thinking wood ducks, teal, and mallards for the 2014 waterfowl opener

Thinking wood ducks, teal, and mallards for the 2014 waterfowl opener

Small water opener: Ducks on the mind? Then scout some secluded waterholes now for jumpshooting later

September 2014
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