Rio Ammunition Announces Conservation Partnership with Delta Waterfowl

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Rio Ammunition has entered into a conservation partnership with one of the most esteemed wetland habitat conservation organizations in the outdoors industry, Delta Waterfowl.

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“We are pleased to partner with Rio Ammunition to enhance conservation efforts for ducks and geese,” said Jason Tharpe, Chief Operating Officer for Delta Waterfowl.

Rio Ammunition, a global leader in the development and distribution of shotgun ammunition products for the hunting and sport shooting markets, is pleased to announce a new partnership with one of the leading waterfowl habitat conservation organizations in the industry, Delta Waterfowl.

With origins dating back to the early 20th century, Delta Waterfowl applies science-based principles to its conservation programs throughout North America and is excited to join forces with another company that shares its goal of preserving America’s wetlands for future generations. “We are pleased to partner with Rio Ammunition to enhance conservation efforts for ducks and geese,” said Jason Tharpe, Chief Operating Officer for Delta Waterfowl. “We thank Rio for its support of our programs. Corporate support is very important because it expands Delta’s work on behalf of all duck hunters throughout North America.”

“Rio is proud to partner with an organization as respected as Delta Waterfowl,” according to Patrick Thomas, Rio’s Commercial Sales Manager. “Now that we’ve put down our permanent roots with the new factory and headquarters in Marshall, Texas, it’s especially important to support the organizations that will preserve our hunting heritage for the future duck hunters of America. This new partnership will help with that and we look forward to partnering with Delta Waterfowl for years to come.”

In addition to the partnership Rio will also be providing products to help support Delta Waterfowl’s grassroot fundraising efforts.

To learn more about about the Rio family of products please visit or the official Rio Ammunition Facebook and Twitter accounts. For more information on Delta Waterfowl please visit

About Rio Ammunition
Rio Ammunition, Inc., founded in 2001 as a subsidiary of Madrid-based MAXAM Outdoors and with its headquarters in Marshall, Texas, is the worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of sporting and hunting cartridges. Rio’s success is based on proprietary technological developments – as a result of ongoing investment in R&D – and a totally integrated production chain ranging from the manufacturing of the raw materials to the production of all the cartridge components, including cases, primers, powder, wads, and lead shot.

About Delta Waterfowl
Delta Waterfowl is The Duck Hunters Organization, a leading conservation group with origins dating to 1911. Headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Delta Waterfowl has developed several key programs, including Predator Management, Hen Houses and First Hunt, all of which are based on sound science. Delta works to produce ducks, conserve breeding duck habitat, enhance duck hunting opportunities and ensure the continuing tradition of duck hunting in North America.


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