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  • The Pintail Action Group is a cooperative group of public and private interests dedicated to the conservation of the Northern Pintail. Its membership includes Ducks Unlimited Canada and Mexico, Ducks Unlimited, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Canadian Wildlife Service, California Waterfowl Association, California Fish and Game, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and several universities. Endorsed by the Plan Committee, the group operates under and reports to the NSST. This group works toward identifying and addressing research needs and working with landowners to rehabilitate and preserve pintail habitat.
  • To advocate and support planning, coordination and assessment of priority management, research and monitoring activities among the relevant NAWMP Joint Ventures, Flyways, government agencies and other organizations to enable efficient and effective delivery of resource conservation.
  • Aid the NSST in developing general approaches for planning, monitoring, and assessment of pintail management issues at multiple spatial scales.
  • Synthesize new information, and facilitate directed retrospective analyses of existing data.
  • Identify unaddressed conservation actions, and the research, monitoring, and assessments required to evaluate performance of these programs.
  • Report progress annually to NSST and the Plan Committee.
  • Help increase funding for the needed work.
  • Serve as a forum for the exchange of technical information about pintail biology, and conservation.
  • Develop and promote a science, and communication plan for pintail recovery.