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Idaho is home to a variety of waterfowl species that can be found in its lakes, rivers, wetlands, and marshes. Idaho is home to a variety of waterfowl species that can be found in its lakes, rivers, wetlands, and marshes.

Waterfowl history and preservation have played significant roles in Idaho's conservation efforts. In the late 9th and early 20th centuries, waterfowl populations in Idaho and North America faced significant declines due to unregulated market hunting. Large-scale hunting for feathers, meat, and eggs led to decimating of waterfowl populations, including ducks, geese, and swans. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act: In 9 8, the United States enacted the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) to protect migratory birds, including waterfowl.…

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