The Wildlife Habitat Council and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) partner to honor a single WHC corporate member facility each year with the Wings over Wetlands award.
The award encourages active corporate participation in wetlands stewardship and recognizes those that create and protect wetland habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds. Wetlands conservation and restoration are two of the most productive projects a corporate habitat program can undertake. These projects provide near immediate benefit to waterfowl, plant communities, amphibians and a host of other wildlife species.
WHC certified programs with wetland initiatives are encouraged to apply for the award. The primary criteria include the wetlands’ value to wildlife and the corporate team’s commitment to wetland stewardship.
The project does not have to be on corporate property, but must involve active corporate participation through avenues, such as volunteers, financial support above mitigation requirements and/or education and outreach. Involvement with DU and the Wetlands for Tomorrow Campaign will be factored into the ranking, but not required for consideration.
Learn more about past award winners in the Awards Directory.