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As DU seeks broader partnerships and support for wetlands conservation, so grows the need for new science to quantify the diverse benefits it provides. Dr. Steve Adair, DU chief scientist, and Dr. Ellen Herbert, DU ecosystem service scientist, join the podcast to share exciting news about a recently awarded $3.2M grant from the USDA to investigate …
 
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Englishman turned Texas, Joe Emberson. Joe came to America on a temporary work visa and after falling in love with the Texas spirit he decided to become a permanent resident. The guys discuss waterfowl hunting in England, the ban on fox hunting in England, the Royal family pheasant hunt, gun control polici…
 
Katie Burke welcomes returning guest, Dan Thiel, to discuss the founder of Ducks Unlimited, Joseph P. Knapp. In telling the history of Knapp, the two discuss the creation of More Game Birds for America and the evolution that inspired the same group to create Ducks Unlimited. The pair layout out the timeline of events plus Knapp’s role that ultimate…
 
On this episode, we introduce one of DU’s newest waterfowl scientists, Catrina Terry, and learn of the adventurous and exciting path she took to become a duck expert! Catrina also share insights from her graduate research on duckling survival in the prairies, which revealed than even wetlands in intensively cultivated landscapes provide habitat for…
 
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by waterfowl guide Josh Stoner and ranch owner Bucky Nail. The guys talk about the one product the waterfowl community is still in need of, they look at extraordinary whitetail deer being taken around Albany, Texas, and what makes that area prime country for trophy whitetail bucks.…
 
This unique episode is all about food. Guest Jennifer Chandler, chef and author, joins Chris Jennings and Dr. Mike Brasher for a Thanksgiving discussion that is centered around the theme of “Best Thing I Ever Ate at Duck Camp.” The trio talk about their personal Thanksgiving plans, the waterfowling aspect of the holiday season, and also break down …
 
David Schuessler, National Director of Event Fundraisng and R3, joins the DU Podcast to talk about Into the Vault 2, an online auction launched by DU on Nov. 22. Into the Vault 2 features unique items from across the country including rare guns, prints, original paintings, trips, decoys, and so much more. Schuessler and Chris Jennings discuss the a…
 
Will Kutscher, Filson content producer, joins host Chris Jennings for an exciting talk about producing the high-quality content at Filson.com. Kutscher has traveled the globe creating in-depth stories of the men and women who rely on Filson gear to live their lives or make a living. Kutscher shares his favorite adventure to date and his best advice…
 
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by World Goose Calling Champions Forrest Carpenter & Kile Jones. Forrest is a World Live Goose Calling Champion and Kile is two time World Goose Calling Champion. They discuss the past few days of goose hunting at Stanfield Hunting Outfitters, what led them to Dive Bomb Industries, the upcoming World Duck Cal…
 
Hosts Dr. Mike Brasher and Chris Jennings dive into another one of the more popular waterfowl species in North America. Brasher explains some of the unique characteristics of this species in regards to feeding habitat, breeding habitats, and life cycle needs. The two discuss the habitat preferences as well as preferred food sources of the gadwall. …
 
Matt Wilson, statewide waterfowl specialist for Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, joins the show to provide a quick update on habitat conditions and hunter reports across the state of Washington. Pacific storms have improved habitats in eastern parts of the state, but have produced damaging floods west of the Cascades and have changed the…
 
Chris Akin, owner and operator of Webb Footed Kennels, hops on the Podcast with Chris Jennings to chat about SportDog BRAND E-Collar introductions, mid-season training sessions, and even the best way to prepare a retriever for a light goose hunt. Akin, with more than 30 years of experience training retrievers, brings a wealth of e-collar advice to …
 
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by World Goose Calling Champions, Forrest Carpenter & Kile Jones. Forrest is a World Live Goose Calling Champion and Kile is a World Open Goose Calling Champion. The guys hit several different topics including, the calling contest scene, traveling the country to hunt and film for Dive Bomb Industries, and the…
 
Austin Booth, director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, joins the DU Podcast to conclude our discussion about the difficult yet necessary changes to water management in Arkansas’s famed greentree reservoirs. From his perspective as a father, hunter, and agency director, Austin shares insights on leadership, outreach efforts, hunter concern…
 
Luke Naylor (Arkansas Game and Fish) and Jake Spears (Ducks Unlimited) are back for part 2 of our in-depth discussion about changes in water level management for Arkansas’s GTRs. With the problem diagnosed, AGFC and partners are beginning to implement solutions, none of which will be easy, quick, or inexpensive. Change is coming and it will require…
 
Few scenes evoke more wonder than flocks of mallards descending into flooded timber of Arkansas’s GTRs. While consistent management of water levels for more than half a century has produced predictable habitat for waterfowl and hunters, it has come with a price. In the first of this 3-part series, Luke Naylor, waterfowl program coordinator for Arka…
 
Following an abnormally mild fall, winter temps and regional snowfall are triggering an abrupt change on the Canadian prairies. Dr. Scott Stephens shares insights on recent weather systems that dropped up to 20” of snow in parts of Manitoba and are certain to usher south any waterfowl that remain in Canada. Does this change the outlook for the prai…
 
Motivated by a phone call from 17-year old Brynna Malley from San Antonio, Texas, this episode introduces us to the Texas Brigades youth education program and how it is making a difference in training our next generation of conservationists. Michael Petter, a volunteer with the Brigades, shares details about the program, while Brynna inspires us wi…
 
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by outdoor and photography legend, Lee Kjos. The guys catch Lee while he's headed to Missouri to chase greenheads and Lee tells of his recent trip to Canada and the joy of crossing the border post-Covid lockdown. They discuss the effects warmer winters are having not just on waterfowl but also the moose popul…
 
We welcome Dan Thiel back to the podcast for the second part of the series discussing the history and formation of Ducks Unlimited. In this episode, Dan and host, Katie Burke, take a side bar and chat about the influence of Jay “Ding” Darling on waterfowl and wetland conservation in the United States. The pair discuss Darling’s pivotal role in crea…
 
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by Stanfield Hunting Outfitters waterfowl guide, Josh Stoner. Josh has made it to Texas for the 2021-2022 waterfowl season. The guys discuss a wide range of topics, including, Josh's time at Poppe farms, a whitetail deer traveling 200 miles, the House of Gucci movie, the Aaron Rodgers vaccination story, and s…
 
Host Chris Jennings is joined by Daniel and Neill Haas from Mossy Oak. The two share the story of Mossy Oak, from the early days when their grandmother was sewing garments in the attic, to today’s global distribution. The conversation turns to duck hunting and conservation, and both share the reason behind the company’s passion for waterfowl and ha…
 
Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver are joined by preacher Tex Cox. Tex has been a preacher in Knox City for 20 years and he has married or buried everyone in the Stanfield family. They discuss Tex's life before becoming a church leader, and they examine different parts of the Bible and Christianity to find answers for some of life's toughest questions.…
 
Dr. Johann Walker, director of operations for DU’s Great Plains region, provides an update on prairie habitat conditions and introduces us to the vital role that Duck Stamps and the USFWS Small Wetland Acquisition Program play in protecting prairie wetlands and grasslands. With roots to 1934 and nearly 4 million acres of breeding duck habitat prote…
 
This episode Jeff Stanfield & Andy Shaver outline their plan to cutout sugar and alcohol until Thanksgiving, host of the Looking Glass Duck Club Podcast, Logan Pyeatt, joins the conversation to express his concern about Jeff's fat shaming, the guys look at worthless college degrees, and Jeff is now in on cryptocurrency.…
 
In this science-heavy episode, Dr. Heath Hagy and Mike Brasher take a deep dive into duck foraging ecology, how we study it, and why it’s important for effective habitat management and conservation planning. Using entertaining analogies of crowded buffet tables and Thanksgiving feasts, we learn about complexities of foraging decisions and why feedi…
 
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