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Seasons:

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03/01/17 - 04/30/17

 

Goose-Spring Light Goose conservation action

09/02/17 - 09/18/17

 

Early Canada Goose season

09/09/17

 

Youth Waterfowl Day - Tentative

09/23/17

 

Waterfowl season opener - Tentative

Hunting Seasons

Wetlands for wildlife
North Ottawa Flood Control Project

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Moist Soils & Shallow Lakes

The DNR intensively manages restored wetlands by keeping them dry during a portion of the summer growing season and flooding them during spring and fall. This creates shallow waters that ducks favor.

Learn about DNR's focus on wetland and waterfowl habitat »


 

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Ducks

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