Good Habitat Conditions in Sight as 2014 Spring Survey Takes Flight

The 2014 Breeding Population and Habitat Survey has begun, and the initial view from 150 feet in the air above eastern South Dakota is a good one. The first of a dozen crews stationed throughout Canada and the northern United States took off May 4 out of Pierre, South Dakota and recent rains reveal a stark contrast to last years dry conditions.

State Agency Waterfowl Hunting Season Info, Regulations and Harvest Estimates at Your Fingertips

Hunter silhouette photo, Credit: Peter Anderson, FlickrWaterfowl hunting season is already upon us across much of North America, and you might be wondering when the seasons open and close in one or more states where you like to hunt. Or you might need to know the daily bag limits for various species or other regulations.

Late Season Waterfowl Hunting Frameworks Proposed; 2013 Status of Waterfowl Report Released

American Wigeon photo, Donna Dewhurst, US FWSFinal results from the 2013 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey are now available. Preliminary reports are confirmed -- a total duck population estimate of 45.6 million birds in the traditional survey area, which is a 6% decrease over last year's tally, but still 33% higher than the long term average.

2013 Adaptive Harvest Management Report

This hard copy report provides waterfowl managers and the public with information about the use of Adaptive Harvest Management for setting waterfowl regulations in the United States.

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