May 2015

Nonlead Ammunition Requirement Approaches

The State of California recently put out a reminder that starting July 1, 2015, nonlead ammunition will be required when hunting on all California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lands and for all Nelson bighorn sheep hunts anywhere in the [...]

May 28, 2015 // 656 Comments

Pacific trade pact is a good deal for waterfowl

DU Western Region Director Mark Biddlecomb partnered with Tim Johnson of the California Rice Commission and and Bill Mueller of Valley Vision on an op-ed piece that appeared in today’s Sacramento Bee touting the potential benefits of the [...]

May 21, 2015 // 675 Comments

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Carson Lake and Pasture

As part of DU’s March 2014 North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant award for wetland conservation work for the Lahontan Valley – Western Nevada region, DU completed a water conveyance improvement project at Carson Lake and Pasture [...]

May 15, 2015 // 557 Comments

DU Waterfowling Heritage Center Opens in Memphis

Although not located in the West, the brand new Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Center inside the Bass Pro Shops at the Memphis Pyramid in Tennessee may be a new must-visit location for all DU members and duck hunters. According to DU, more than 20,000 [...]

May 8, 2015 // 689 Comments

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

Ducks Unlimited and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are currently in the midst of a major project that will restore or enhance about 739 acres of habitat at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), which consists of about 5,077 acres and is [...]

May 1, 2015 // 677 Comments