Conservation

Conservation plays an important role in the WWA who seek to promote a sustainable and responsible approach to the sport of wildfowling through the provision of sanctuary areas, habitat improvement and duck rearing and release programes.


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Ducklings in a WWA nest tube WWA Wildfowl Nest Project

03 May 2017

How can you improve the population of wild mallard in your area? Read on.....
The start of the Wetland creation project..freshly dug scrapes and flashes. Winter Wildfowl and Spring Wader habitat creation on Milnthorpe Marsh

09 July 2011

Milnthorpe marsh habitat improvement plan comes together 

With ice stacked up behind them the wildfowl wait for their daily feed Hard Weather Feeding Program

21 June 2011

The River Kent estuary looked more like a scene from the Arctic....
The overgrown flashes in 2009 Foulshaw Marsh Habitat Improvement

21 June 2011

The Association was keen to create three flashes on Foulshaw Marsh as part of its Wetland Habitat Improvment Scheme....

BASC leg rings WWA Mallard Ringing Program

15 June 2011

Since the early beginnings of the Association, the WWA has annually re-stocked between 300-500 mallard per year into the environment, to replace those that are taken during the wildfowling season on the River Kent estuary, Morecambe Bay.