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WISCONSIN WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION INSTALLS NEST BOXES FOR DUCKS AT JACKSON MARSH WILDLIFE AREA

Contact(s): Angie Rusch, DNR wildlife technician, 414-303-0111
April 24, 2018

WEST BEND, Wis. - Local conservationists are making a difference for wildlife at Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area.

Tim Thielke, Jim Freck, Al Klug and Dennis Guttman adopted Jackson Marsh through Adopt-a-Wildlife-Area. - Photo credit: DNR
Tim Thielke, Jim Freck, Al Klug and Dennis Guttman adopted Jackson Marsh through Adopt-a-Wildlife-Area.Photo credit: DNR

On April 7, Tim Thielke, Jim Freck, Al Klug and Dennis Guttmann of the Wisconsin Waterfowl Association held a work day to install six wood duck boxes and six mallard hen houses on the property.

Al Klug and Jim Freck install a wood duck box. - Photo credit: DNR
Al Klug and Jim Freck install a wood duck box.Photo credit: DNR

These will provide a safe nesting area for wood ducks, mallards and other cavity-nesting birds and increase the overall wildlife value of Jackson Marsh.

WWA adopted Jackson Marsh last spring through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' Adopt-a-Wildlife-Area program. This program gives citizens the opportunity to assist property managers in improving habitat on public lands. Sponsoring organizations donate volunteer hours or funds for land management activities; over 200 fish or wildlife areas are available for adoption.

Learn more at dnr.wi.gov, keywords "wildlife areas."

Last Revised: Tuesday, April 24, 2018




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