Did you know that mallard diet on the wintering grounds is predominately annual seeds? USDA-NRCS Wildlife Biologist, Kevin Nelms, and Ramsey Russell dig deeper into wetland habitat management for waterfowl subject. What are the 4 recognized wetland types and what life-cycle requirements do they each satisfy? Why will knowing these distinctions help you be a become a better waterfowl habitat manager and more successful duck hunter? What is foremost ingredient of managed wetlands increases both waterfowl utilization and hunt-ability? What are the pitfalls for planting rice for ducks? What is moist-soil management, what are the advantages, why’s it part-art and part-science, and what’s Nelms’s rule-of-thumb for perfect water drawdowns? We’re cooking in hot grease now!