Ducks Unlimited dedicates 160 acres for long-serving conservationist


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By Chelsea Kemp, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Honouring the retirement of a devoted conservationist, Ducks Unlimited Canada has dedicated 160 acres of marsh and prairie grasses near Riding Mountain National Park to Glenn Babee.
A plaque honouring Babee was unveiled at the site in September to commemorate his retirement from Ducks Unlimited.
“A lot of people just think that the habitat that we’re creating is just for ducks. But, it’s not. There are all kinds of other wildlife using it: white-tailed deer, some locations have moose in there, and songbirds,” Babee said. “It’s more than ducks. You don’t realize until your walking the property and you see what is actually using the [area].”
The commemorative plaque on the land near Riding Mountain reads: “This wetland project reflects the integrity, innovation and...continued

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