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CSU Ducks Unlimited student chapter hosts fundraiser for wetland conservation May 4

May 2, 2013

The Ducks Unlimited Colorado State University student chapter is hosting its annual Spring Banquet Fundraiser this Saturday, May 4 at the Lory Student Center North Ballroom.

CSU's Ducks Unlimited student chapterAll proceeds from the student run event are used to support wetland and open space conservation in Colorado and throughout North America through the national Ducks Unlimited organization. 

Supporting wetland conservation

CSU’s Ducks Unlimited chapter is ranked as the 6th highest collegiate chapter in the nation for its fundraising and overall chapter strength. Last year the student organization raised $24,000 to support Ducks Unlimited wetland conservation initiatives.

CSU's Duck's Unlimited student chapter fundraiser supports wetland conservation.The CSU Ducks Unlimited Spring Banquet event is open to all ages and ticket prices include a sit-down dinner, beer (for those 21+), games, silent and live auctions, and raffles to win art, merchandise, and hunting firearms. The ticket price also includes a membership to Ducks Unlimited and a Ducks Unlimited magazine.  

Purchasing tickets

Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door and prices are as follows:

  • $25 – 13 and under
  • $35 – student
  • $45 – single adult
  • $80 – adult couple

'Critically valuable ecosystems'

“Wetlands are critically valuable ecosystems that support more than 900 species of animals,” says CSU Ducks Unlimited student member Scott Fesmire. “This is one of our biggest fundraising events of the year, and we invite the CSU and Fort Collins community to join us for a fun night of fundraising for wetland conservation.”

For more information on the CSU Ducks Unlimited student organization, visit their Facebook page.