The vision of Ducks Unlimited is to have sufficient wetlands to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow, and forever.

Singleness of Purpose - Our Mission

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

Ducks Unlimited began in 1937 during the Dust Bowl when North America's drought-plagued waterfowl populations plunged to unprecedented lows. Determined not to sit by as the continent's waterfowl dwindled beyond recovery, a small group of sportsmen formed an organization that bevame known as Ducks Unlimited.

Waterfowl and Wetlands
We conserve North America's waterfowl and wetlands.

Science-Based Decisions
We evaluate our programs to guide us and ensure credibility.

Team DU
We work together as volunteers and staff.

We value and enjoy the sport and heritage of hunting.

Collaboration, not Confrontation
We partner with those who share common goals and values.

Wise Investments
We commit at least 80 percent of our resources to conservation.

Passion & Commitment
We celebrate the culture of DU as we serve our members.