Ducks Unlimited Dedicates Greenwing Legacy Projects

Ducks Unlimited Dedicates Greenwing Legacy Projects

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Duck Unlimited – -( WHAT: Ducks Unlimited is dedicating two conservation projects to its youth legacy Greenwing members in Nebraska.

Greenwings are members of DU who are 17 years old or under, and the legacy Greenwings being honored have contributed $200 or more to DU. Cairns will be displayed at both project sites with each child’s name will be engraved on a bronze plaque that includes all of the Nebraska Legacy Greenwing members who signed up between 2003 and now. A reception will follow the dedication ceremony.

WHO: Attendees will include the young Greenwings and their parents. Ducks Unlimited volunteers and staff will speak as to the significance of the conservation projects and the contributions of the Greenwings.

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., August 29, 2009. Lunch will be provided.

WHERE: Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area near Ogallala, Nebraska. From I-80 take the Ogallala exit and follow the signs towards Lake McConaughy on HWY 61 N. Go across the Dam and follow HWY 92 W, in roughly 19 Miles turn left (south) on to Rd. W P and go 3 miles to the Refuge. There will be signs from the HWY to direct you the rest of the way.

Boyer Chutes National Wildlife Refuge, located on the west side of the Missouri River, 3 miles east of the town of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska and 15 miles north of Omaha. From Omaha or Blair, follow Highway 75 to the southernmost street (Madison Street) within the Fort Calhoun city limits. Watch for the Boyer Chute NWR sign. Turn east and proceed to the stop sign at the “T” intersection. Turn right onto County Road 34 and proceed approximately 3 miles to the Refuge main gate. There will be signs the rest of the way to the dedication site.

Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

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