Tagged: ducks unlimited

State Ducks Unlimited Chapters Among Nation's Top Fundraisers

by ABPG Staff 3/30/2018 10:32 am

Four from Arkansas earn distinction for success in hosting events.

Giving Guide: Ducks Unlimited

by Giving Guide 2/2/2018 12:00 am

To date, Ducks Unlimited has conserved 14 million acres across the continent, while conserving habitats in all 50 states, Canada and Mexico.

Ducks Unlimited Legacy of Service Award: Kiah Gardner Sr.

by Dwain Hebda 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Growing up in the Russellville area, where he lives still, Kiah Gardner has accumulated a lifetime of hunting and fishing under his belt.

With Ducks In Row, Little Siberia Land Deal Closes

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

George Dunklin Jr., former chairman of Ducks Unlimited and owner of the Five Oaks Hunting Lodge, acquired the property earlier this year through Little Siberia LLC.

AGFC Renames Wildlife Area to Honor George Dunklin Jr.

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 10:37 am

The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission votes to rename the Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area in honor of George Dunklin Jr. of Stuttgart.

First Waterfowler Hall of Fame Class Inducted

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/2/2016 1:36 pm

The inaugural Waterfowler Hall of Fame class of seven conservationists and duck hunting legends was inducted Thursday at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

First Waterfowler Hall of Fame Class Inducted

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/2/2016 11:52 am

The inaugural Waterfowler Hall of Fame class of seven conservationists and duck hunting legends was inducted Thursday at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Ducks Unlimited Legacy of Service Award: Rollie Remmel

by Dwain Hebda 11/14/2016 12:00 am

Rollie Remmel embodied the title “best friend” to everyone he met and every cause he got behind. Untiring in his passion for ducks and conservation and irresistible in his boundless love for people, Remmel was, in fact, the best friend Arkansas, duck hunting and thousands of individuals ever had.

Contemporary Inductee: George Dunklin Jr., A Legacy on the Grand Prairie

by Dwain Hebda 11/14/2016 12:00 am

It’s amazing what you can learn if you listen. For George Dunklin Jr., the many drives from his childhood home in Pine Bluff to family hunting land around Stuttgart and back again with his father proved that.

DU Banquet Season is Upon Us

by Brent Birch 10/25/2016 1:06 pm

Opportunities are in full swing for waterfowlers to be active and support the conservation efforts of Ducks Unlimited through Arkansas chapter events.

Walmart Foundation Gives Rice Program $1M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2016 11:29 am

The Walmart Foundation has given $1 million to a partnership led by Ducks Unlimited and USA Rice to help rice producers "increase sustainability and profitability," the waterfowl conservation nonprofit announced Friday.

Arkansas Poultry Industry Braces for Bird Flu

by Marty Cook 10/12/2015 12:00 am

Many Arkansans are looking skyward, eager to see migrating ducks from the north flying though the state when hunting season opens in November. Many other Arkansans are looking in the same direction, but with anxiety rather than eagerness.

After Auction, George Dunklin Plowing New Ground

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2015 12:00 am

With the proceeds from a February land auction, George Dunklin Jr. has invested in commercial real estate across Arkansas.

Quacking in Memphis: Inside The Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center

by John Gordon 8/21/2015 12:00 am

Ducks Unlimited began with the vision that the best days of waterfowl hunting were not behind us but were still to come. The organization has built upon its successes and now there is a tribute to what it has accomplished within a forgotten building transformed into a sporting destination. Welcome to the Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage center located inside the Bass Pro Shops Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee.

Jerry Jones Sportsman's Award

by Staff 3/1/2014 12:01 am

Ducks Unlimited presented its ninth annual Jerry Jones Sportsman’s Award Banquet and Auction at Chenal Country Club. Stephen Jones of the Dallas Cowboys was the honoree at the event, which offered guests cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner, an awards presentation and a live auction.

Ducks Unlimited CEO to Speak at Rice Council, Rice Farmers Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2014 11:27 am

The Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers will hold its annual meeting and trade show beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday Jan. 30 in at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart.

Duck Tales: 9 Arkansas Executives Are All Business About The Duck Hunt

by Greenhead Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

Getting the day’s limit is the ultimate goal, but there is nothing wrong with making memories along the way.

Duck Doctor On Call: Passion For Conservation Makes Mickey Heitmeyer Sought-after Expert

by Jeff Churan 9/9/2013 12:00 am

Mickey Heitmeyer is a waterfowl biologist, a farmer, a business owner, an entrepreneur — and perhaps most importantly, a duck hunter living in southeast Missouri. He also happens to be one of North America’s leading waterfowl and wetland biologists and is widely acknowledged as an expert in wintering waterfowl ecology and the management of bottomland hardwoods — in other words, the duck woods.

Guns & Gear: 13 Items You'll Need For the Next Hunt (Special Advertising Promotion)

by Greenhead Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

The best-equipped hunters know what to wear and what to carry. Here are 13 items any waterfowl enthusiast will find essential.

Dunklin Vows To Continue Conservation Efforts As Ducks Unlimited President

by Todd Traub 6/3/2013 2:22 pm

Ducks Unlimited welcomed George Dunklin to his presidency at the organization's convention in Portland, Ore., last week. His new office caps a relationship that began when Dunklin started volunteering 30 years ago.