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Our vision is to educate youth, first-time hunters, beginner (novice) bird watchers, and others to promote the importance of conserving waterfowl and their habitats for future generations.

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Featured Waterfowl Species

Northern Pintail

Latin Name: Anas acuta
The long neck and tail plus blade-like wings give the Pintail a streamline look. Because of this, they appear as large as the Mallard, although on average they weigh about a half-pound less.

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2023 National Junior Duck Stamp Contest

The annual National Junior Duck Stamp Contest attracts participants from students in K-12 from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.  It is a great opportunity for young artists to hone their skills and possibly begin a path to the ultimate prize – a [...]

May 6th, 2023|Categories: News, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

“Who Did It” – A Deeper Look into Owl Pellets

I was cleaning up the yard and found an elongated oval object that at first looked like something the neighbor’s dog deposited under the maple tree. Closer examination revealed that it was an owl pellet. These are fascinating objects, especially if you’ve never found one. Owls typically swallow [...]

March 21st, 2022|Categories: Birds, Nocturnal|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“Proud Grandfathers” – The 2021 New York White-Tailed Deer Hunting Season Opener

Saturday, November 20th was the opener of the regular gun season for deer here in New York. There have been a lot of firsts on our property here in the Finger Lakes region, and this year added to the growing list. My grandson, James, shot his first buck, [...]

November 29th, 2021|Categories: Hunting, Mammals, White-Tailed Deer|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Water, Water and More, You Guessed It…Water!

Well, like a good part of the country, we’ve had a LOT of rain here in the Finger Lakes Region of NY. So much so that there is flooding everywhere. The lower portion of my property, where I’ve restored about 8 acres of wetland and 12 acres of [...]

October 31st, 2021|Categories: Hunting, Wetlands|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Deep Dive into “Mergansers”

Waterfowl seasons are underway across the country, and thousands of hunters are taking their harvested birds home to clean and eat. Puddle ducks like mallards, teal and wood ducks can provide delicious meals if prepared properly. Most people consider diving ducks a bit less tasty, but still worth [...]

October 17th, 2021|Categories: Diving Ducks, Mergansers|0 Comments

Here’s What They Say

I watched Professor Duck’s Waterfowl Identification Series with my kids last Saturday and all they want to do is grab a pair of binoculars now! Thank you all!

Michael, North Charleston, SC

Professor Duck provides more than an education on how to identify ducks. It also encourages you to get out and enjoy the species in the outdoors whether you are a hunter, bird watcher or outdoor enthusiast.

Jeff, Syracuse, NY

My husband and I just purchased the on-demand version of Professor Duck in preparation for our September Teal season. This was a great refresher for us!

Sherry, Ocala, FL

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