Ep. 73 Waterfowl Conservation

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Mallard ducks in flight mallards taking off flying, Oregon, Merrill, Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, Winter

In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Matthew Hough from Ducks Unlimited joins Charlotte to discuss the conservation of migratory waterfowl as well as hunting techniques.

Matthew Hough is Manager of Ducks Unlimited’s Conservation Programs in Kansas. He heads the conservation delivery programs across the state with a team of biologists and engineers to deliver habitat projects on both public and private lands. He received a Bachelor’s of Plant and Soil Science and a Master’s in wetland soils and ecology, both at Oklahoma State University. He has been with DU since 2011. He is a native of Oktaha, OK and now resides in Grand Island, NE. He’s an avid outdoorsman, especially waterfowling, and enjoys live music and working with his Labrador retriever, Tess.

Additional Resources:

Dive into Duck Hunting

Beginner’s Guide to Canada Goose Hunting

How to Profit from Off-Season Farmland

Get Lost in Ground Blinds

50 Fall Hunting Tips

Ducks Unlimited

Kansas Ducks Unlimited

Banquets and Events

Youth Programs

Banding Information

U.S. Fish and Wildlife: Bird Banding

Where to Hunt Ducks on Public Lands in Kansas

Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations

Kansas Outdoors: Where to hunt

Books that may interest you:

Raising Game Birds E-Handbook

The Compassionate Hunter’s Guidebook

Canning, Freezing, Curing and Smoking Meat, Fish, and Game


Our Podcast Team:
Carla Tilghman and Jessica Mitchell. Interview by Charlotte French.

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