Support Conservation during Ducks Unlimited Month at Bass Pro Shops

Category: press release

 Oct 7th, 2014 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified Oct 7th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – This October, Bass Pro Shops is highlighting the leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation by hosting Ducks Unlimited Conservation Month at its participating stores across the U.S. and Canada. Throughout the month, Bass Pro Shops will promote Ducks Unlimited and help raise funds for their mission. Bass Pro Shops customers can donate $2 to Ducks Unlimited and enter for a chance to win one of 10 Bass Pro Shops $500 gift cards.

“DU Month is but one more way Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris and his staff at Bass Pro Shops support conservation and the Ducks Unlimited mission,” said DU CEO Dale Hall. “His generosity has put DU in front of tens of thousands of outdoors men and women across the country. The fact that Bass Pro is such a strong supporter of DU’s mission speaks volumes about the company and their commitment to conservation.”

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris has made giving back to conservation a hallmark of the company since he first began selling fishing tackle in the back of his dad’s liquor store in 1971.  Over the course of several decades, Morris has dedicated himself to inspiring people, especially youth and families, to love, enjoy and conserve the great outdoors. One way that Bass Pro Shops works on behalf of conservation is by supporting the efforts of nonprofit conservation organizations that share a desire to tackle key conservation initiatives such as fish and wildlife habitat improvements, conservation and outdoor skills education, improving the quality of our lakes, rivers and springs, and conservation advocacy.

The DU Conservation Month promotion runs until Oct. 31 at participating Bass Pro Shops across the U.S. and Canada* and is a great way to support DU while taking advantage of great deals on outdoor gear.

For official sweepstakes rules or to make a donation during DU Conservation Month at Bass Pro Shops, visit http://www.basspro.com/ducks.

*Promotion available at all U.S. locations excluding Islamorada, Florida, the Catalog Outlet in Springfield, Missouri, and Tacoma, Washington.

About Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org. Connect with us on our Facebook page at facebook.com/DucksUnlimited, follow our tweets at twitter.com/DucksUnlimited and watch DU videos at youtube.com/DucksUnlimitedInc.

About Bass Pro Shops®
Bass Pro Shops®, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 88 retail stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 116 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company’s Tracker Marine Group® (http://www.trackermarine.com), which has produced the number one selling brand of fishing boats for more than 36 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge® (http://www.bigcedar.com), voted number six by Travel + Leisure Magazine as World’s Best Hotels for Families. For more information, visit http://www.basspro.com.  To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO.  Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/bassproshops.

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