MEMPHIS, Tenn. -(Ammoland.com)- The Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and Ducks Unlimited de México (DUMAC) are joining forces in support of collaborative research in wetland and waterfowl conservation.
Through a Memorandum of Understanding signed last year, the two organizations have agreed to cooperate on the evaluation and development of wetland conservation and improvement programs, preservation of wetland birds and aquatic species and restoration and preservation of wetland habitats.
In July 2017, Drs. Kevin Ringelman, Andy Nyman and Luke Laborde from LSU’s School of Renewable Natural Resources, and Katie Percy from the Louisiana Audubon Society, visited the DUMAC research facility near Celestún, on the western coast of the Yucatan peninsula.
Along with staff from DUMAC and Ducks Unlimited Inc., they toured various coastal wetland areas and mangrove restoration projects to gain a better understanding of the kinds of habitats that exist in the area, as well as conservation challenges in the region.
“We are excited about these new opportunities to cooperate with our colleagues across the border,” said Eduardo Carrera, National Executive Director and CEO of DUMAC. “North America’s waterfowl don’t recognize political boundaries, and habitats on both sides of the border are extremely important to them. This new collaboration …Read the Rest