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Continued: Anderson: Outcry needed to improve fortunes for ducks, duck hunters

  • Article by: DENNIS ANDERSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: September 27, 2013 - 12:27 AM

Similarly are those who are silent on the threat to ducks and their aquatic and grassland habitats.

Leaders who don’t use their offices as bully pulpits to educate waterfowlers — and the citizenry at large — about the seriousness of the issue, and about possible solutions, are in their own way accelerating the demise of these resources.

Welcome to Minnesota, circa 2013.

 

Dennis Anderson • danderson@startribune.com

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