Duck Nesting Habitat
A pair of wood ducks resting on a nest box. Photo courtesy of Keith Carlson.
Managing duck nesting habitat includes restoring and protecting wetlands, backwaters and flowages to provide various duck species with critical nesting and brooding habitat, security from predators and access to food, water and cover.
Guidance from USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
See contacts for specific programs that fund this practice in the side-by-side payment comparison or contact your local Soil and Water Conservation District