October 2014

DU reaches 1 million Facebook fans

Since 2010, Ducks Unlimited’s Facebook page has grown brand awareness and loyalty while spreading the word about the organization’s mission of waterfowl and wetlands conservation. DU’s Facebook page reached a milestone earlier this week when [...]

October 28, 2014 // 690 Comments

Ducks Unlimited and CA’s Prop 1

This November, California voters will head to the polls tasked with deciding their state’s water future. Proposition 1 – the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 – is a $7.5 billion general obligation bond [...]

October 21, 2014 // 651 Comments

Five Fantastic Pacific Flyway Public Waterfowling Destinations

With a 107-day duck season and seven-bird daily bag limit in the Pacific Flyway again this year, the West may indeed be the best for waterfowl hunters. From the northern coast of Washington to the Salton Sea in Southern California, the Pacific [...]

October 17, 2014 // 677 Comments

Intermountain West Joint Venture touches on DU Partnership

The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) is a self-directed partnership that operates across all, or parts of, 11 western states including: California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona, [...]

October 10, 2014 // 634 Comments

California raises max age for child hunting license from 16 to 18

By Mark Smith, DU Western Region Director of Public Policy California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law AB 1709 (Frazier), which was sponsored by the California Waterfowl Association with the strong support of Ducks Unlimited. This great [...]

October 2, 2014 // 672 Comments

Al Jazeera America tackles botulism in Central Valley

Al Jazeera America continued to bring attention to the  current drought conditions in California and the effects on the Pacific Flyway, specifically in regards to waterfowl and disease. The piece, by author Nate Schweber, provides an interesting [...]

October 1, 2014 // 717 Comments