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Area organizations are wild about waterfowl

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There has been a concerted effort by organizations big and small to try and bring ducks back to Minnesota in recent years that centers around a common element — food.


That’s what attracts and keeps waterfowl in an area. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Ducks Unlimited has teamed up in the past to lower the water levels of popular waters in the area like Lake Christina to bring back the aquatic plants that ducks feast on in the fall.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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