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Harlen Hendrickson, right, president of the West Central Waterfowlers, helps Breah Branden, 10, of Detroit Lakes construct a wood duck house at the Becker County Fairgrounds Wednesday evening. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Kids help build waterfowl population at the fair

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When the area duck population wasn't doing too well a few years ago, officials at the West Central Waterfowlers, the local chapter of the Minnesota Waterfowl Association, knew they had to do something different to raise awareness for conservation.


The answer came in the form of kids, and the chance to build wood duck houses at the Becker County Fair.

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