15 million acres and counting.

Ducks Unlimited is the world's leader in wetland and waterfowl conservation. Our conservation programs have always had a strong biological foundation. That science and research continues today with hundreds of studies to address the habitat needs of waterfowl. Although a great deal of work has been done and many important questions answered, there is still much to learn about how the birds respond to landscape, habitat and environmental changes.

  • Volunteer
  • Sponsorship and Underwriting Opportunities

How DU Conserves:

  • Restoring grasslands
  • Replanting forests
  • Restoring watersheds
  • Working with landowners
  • Working with partners
  • Acquiring land
  • Conservation easements
  • Management agreements
  • Geographic Information Systems 

March 2021

PW Ducks Recognized as Chairman's Elite Chapter

February 2023

Conservationist of the Year awarded to two recipients

February 2020

Miller Toyota receives Lifetime Award

A Nationally Recognized Chairman's Elite Chapter

The idea for Ducks Unlimited was born by the winds that created the Dust Bowl. Untold acres of wetland habitat vanished in the 1930s, taking with them the promise of generations of waterfowl. In 1937, a small group of conservationists who realized that the majority of North America's waterfowl breed in the Canadian prairies, organized to raise money in the United States for waterfowl conservation in Canada.

It was the unique idea that became Ducks Unlimited.

February 2022

Scott C. Plein receives Conservationist of the Year Award


The Prince William Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is recognized nationally as a Chairman's Elite Chapter.

Through the help of committee volunteers and generous contributions of local business owners, it hosts one of the most popular annual fundraiser dinners and auctions in the Commonwealth of Virginia related to conservation.

Click on the link below to learn more about how you can get involved either as a volunteer or sponsor.

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Prince William Chapter

Get involved at the local level! Click on one of the links below to learn more about how you can help the Prince William Chapter of DU with events, volunteering, or underwriting.