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2015-16 Migratory Game Bird Regulations
Wetland Habitat Conditions
The Annual Process of Developing Waterfowl Hunting Regulations
Migratory game bird regulations are governed by a cooperative process involving Iowa government rules, nationally with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and internationally with Canada under the Migratory Game Bird Treaty. This is a step by step process that begins in January of each year and must be followed in order that the waterfowl seasons are allowed to open each fall. Process of Developing Waterfowl Regulations
Habitat Acquisition Statistics: Prairie Pothole Joint Venture
Wood Duck Nest Boxes
A simple wood duck box design. Fill with several inches of course wood shavings (not sawdust) and place on pipes over water. Erecting the boxes over land or in trees invites predators and extra measures must be taken to predator proof your nest box.