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It's not that the mallards aren't showing up anymore. Dave Crolick still sees them from his blind

Missing Mallards Mystery

David Hart - September 14, 2016

It's not that the mallards aren't showing up anymore. Dave Crolick still sees them from his...

When Captain Jeff Coates started hunting sea ducks on the big water of Chesapeake Bay back in 1991,

Declining Sea Duck Populations Prompts Awareness

David Hart - March 09, 2016

When Captain Jeff Coates started hunting sea ducks on the big water of Chesapeake Bay back in...

 Canadian Geese are one of the few bird species that are able to digest grass, so they do well on

Resident Geese: Are There Too Many?

David Hart - December 01, 2015

Canadian Geese are one of the few bird species that are able to digest grass, so they do well...

Keep riding the wave, folks. Nothing good lasts forever. Biologists fear there's a crash in duck

2015 Wildfowl Forecast

P.J. Reilly - October 14, 2015

Keep riding the wave, folks. Nothing good lasts forever. Biologists fear there's a crash in...


The prediction of an epic fall flight isn't bringing much joy to California duck hunters. The

California Drought: Waterfowlers Face Bleak Season

David Hart - August 11, 2015

The prediction of an epic fall flight isn't bringing much joy to California duck hunters. The

It was supposed to be the solution for too many geese and not enough nesting habitat. Biologists

What's the Best Method to Control the Snow Goose Population?

David Hart - June 03, 2015

It was supposed to be the solution for too many geese and not enough nesting habitat....

These are the seasons we tell our grandchildren about. Eleven million mallards descended on fields

Living on Borrowed Water: Why Duck Production May Eventually Crash

David Hart - March 24, 2015

These are the seasons we tell our grandchildren about. Eleven million mallards descended on...

When Jon Hart heads to one of his favorite lakes for a morning hunt, he knows exactly where to toss

Alien Invasion: Is the Eradication of Certain Non-Native Plants Hurting Duck Populations?

David Hart - March 09, 2015

When Jon Hart heads to one of his favorite lakes for a morning hunt, he knows exactly where to...



After years of stops and starts, waterfowl conservationists are finally getting their wish: The

Federal Duck Stamp Fee Set To Increase

David Hart - December 03, 2014

After years of stops and starts, waterfowl conservationists are finally getting their wish:...

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