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More Ducks Mission

More Ducks, mission is to improve the environment, while educating and involving communities and the public, with special attention to the young, while providing ducks a safe environment to lay their eggs and have a successful incubation period with an end result of more eggs hatching

The Benefits

The benefits of improving the environment is very clear. The benefits of educating and involving communities, with special attention to the young, helps change the public attitude towards the environment, with special emphasis on the young, as they are the future guardians. The benefits of hatching out more ducklings is to everyone that has any direct and or indirect contact with ducks, as well as other wildlife. Dew to the nature of ducks and how they migrate the benefits are far reaching, in Canada, Ontario; Manitoba and Quebec and the United States; Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin. Not all the species of ducks migrate to all the states but this is only an indication more ducks need to be hatched Every spring a minim of 22 different species of ducks show up in Ontario, in the hopes of having a safe successful breading season. These ducks include: American widgeon; Barrows Goldeneye; Black duck; Blue wing teal; Bufflehead; Canvasback; Common merganser; Gadwall; Common Golden eye; Greater scaup; Green wing teal; Hooded merganser; Lesser scaup; Long tailed duck; Mallard; Northern pintail; Northern shoveler; Red breasted Merganser; Redhead; Ring neck duck; Ruddy Duck; Wood duck. Ontario has a diverse ecosystem ranging from agricultural cash crops, pasture lands and orchards to hard wood forests to soft wood forests all dotted with lakes, rivers, ponds, and marshes, with stable water levels. Even in the worst of droughts there is always water for the ducks. In this apparent duck paradise, when the hens are nesting to raise the next generation the hens and their eggs are at their most vulnerable to many pearls. With the foremost being, predators such as; Wolves; Coyotes; Fox; Bears; Bob cats; Lynx; Cougars; Fishers; Otters; Martin; Raccoons; Skunks; Squirrels; Rats; Opossum; Mink; Weasels; Eagles; Falcons; Hawks; Owls; Sea gulls; Crows; Cranes; Herons; Cats; Dogs; Fish; Snakes; Turtles. With cold spring rains also contributing to eggs not hatching. The spring nesting and incubation stage is when the hen ducks and there eggs need the most help