Tagged: ducks unlimited

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.

Various Groups Back Waterfowl Hunting on Rolled Rice Fields

by Associated Press 1/7/2013 8:45 am

Congressional delegations from Mississippi and Arkansas want the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work with them to allow hunting over a rolled rice fields.

Various Groups Back Hunting on Rolled Fields

by Associated Press 1/7/2013 8:28 am

Congressional delegations from Mississippi and Arkansas have backed legislation to clarify that hunting over a rolled rice field is not illegal field baiting.

Jerry Jones Sportsman’s Award

by Staff 1/1/2013 12:00 am

The 8th annual Ducks Unlimited Jerry Jones Sportsman’s Award honored Butch Richenback, founder of Rich-N-Tone Duck Calls. Chaired by Brian Minchew and held at the Chenal Country Club, the event raised money for the Ducks Unlimited Green Wing Initiatives.

Arkansan Vince Callahan Named to DU's National Board

by Mark Carter 11/28/2012 11:48 am

Vince Callahan of Proctor has been elected to an at-large position on the national board of directors for Ducks Unlimited, the organization announced Wednesday.

Vince Callahan Joins National Board of Ducks Unlimited

by Lance Turner 11/28/2012 11:32 am

Ducks Unlimited elects Vince Callahan of Proctor to be an at-large member of the nonprofit conservation organization's national board of directors.

RNT's Butch Richenback To Be Honored at the 2012 Jerry Jones DU Sportsman's Banquet

by Brent Birch 10/2/2012 8:46 am

Stuttgart's Butch Richenback, a lifeline contributor to Ducks Unlimited and founder of Rich-N-Tone Duck Calls, will be honored October 5, 2012 at the 8th Annual Ducks Unlimited Jerry Jones Sportsman's Banquet.

Ducks Unlimited Celebrates 75 Years Of Conservation

by Jim Harris 9/7/2012 12:00 am

Pine Bluff native George Dunklin Jr. will become just the second Arkansan to serve as Ducks Unlimited’s national president when he assumes the role in May at the national meeting in Portland, Ore. The Hon. E.L. McHaney of Little Rock was president of DU in 1948. DU also will have just finished this year’s celebration of its 75th anniversary.

Will Drought Cause Dearth of Ducks?

by Brent Birch 9/7/2012 12:00 am

Last season had plenty of water. This season will have seen a drought precede it. What effect will this have on the behavior of transient waterfowl?

Next Ducks Unlimited Chief George Dunklin Draws on Hunting, Farming Past

by Jim Harris 9/7/2012 12:00 am

When he finished college and put his tennis racquet away for good — except for the occasional recreational game — Pine Bluff native George Dunklin Jr. took up farming on the family’s vast acreage in Arkansas and Jefferson counties. It led Dunklin into a volunteer role with Ducks Unlimited that’s now approaching 30 years.

Central Arkansas Ducks

by Arkansas Game & Fish Commission 3/22/2012 8:30 am

Ducks Unlimited recognizes Arkansas chapter for its conservation.