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Ducks Unlimited Canada

September 14, 2012 15:26 ET

Ducks Unlimited Canada's Conservator Magazine Voted People's Choice

Magazine Soars With Four Maggie Awards

OAK HAMMOCK MARSH, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2012) - Ducks Unlimited Canada's Conservator magazine walked away with four awards at the fourth annual Manitoba Magazine Awards (Maggie Awards) that were presented on September 13, 2012 in Winnipeg, Man. The Maggie Awards are an initiative of the Manitoba Magazine Publishers' Association (MMPA) and were created to increase awareness of the magazine industry in Manitoba and to recognize leadership and excellence.

This year, Conservator magazine won in the Business to Business/Association category for Best Cover, Best Editorial Package and Magazine of the Year. In addition, all magazines were submitted for the People's Choice Award. The public had the opportunity to go online and vote for the best overall magazine. Thanks to our dedicated readers and supporters, Conservator also won the People's Choice Award in the B2B/Association group.

The following Conservator issues were recognized:

  • Best Editorial Package - "The cure of the wild" by Ashley Lewis - Volume 33 Issue 1 - 2012
  • Best Cover - The oyster is their world - Volume 32 Number 1 - 2011
  • Magazine of the Year - The science is clear, the water is not - Volume 32 Number 4 - 2011
  • People's Choice Award (best overall magazine) - Conservator

"We are all very excited about this accomplishment, but it certainly would not have been possible without the many individuals who have contributed to the magazine," said Amy Doerksen, Editor, Conservator. "The magazine truly is a reflection of the great and important work Ducks Unlimited Canada does across the country and we would like to thank all of our readers for their continued support."

Conservator is a benefit of being a Ducks Unlimited Canada member. To join, visit To see images of our winning issues or for more information on the magazine, visit

For more information on the Manitoba Magazine Publishers' Association, please visit

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