June 2015

CDFW Completes 2015 Waterfowl Breeding Survey

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently completed its 2015 waterfowl breeding population survey, and the numbers in California are down significantly. Using methodology approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), [...]

June 26, 2015 // 723 Comments

Winner of California Duck Stamp Contest Announced

Chuck Black of Bozeman, Mont., was chosen as the winner of the 2015 California Duck Stamp Art Contest for his depiction of an American green-winged teal. His work officially becomes the design for the 2015-2016 stamp. Following the contest held June [...]

June 24, 2015 // 702 Comments

ICYMI: DU Launches Rescue Our Wetlands Campaign

In case you missed the official launch a few weeks ago, Ducks Unlimited is in the midst of a $2 billion continental campaign launched at Ducks Unlimited’s 78th annual convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. To date, the new “Rescue Our Wetlands: [...]

June 19, 2015 // 666 Comments

Waterfowl and Rice Update

Ducks Unlimited this week joined with the California Rice Commission, the Northern California Water Association, the National Resources Conservation Service and several local farmers and water district representatives for a press conference to [...]

June 12, 2015 // 691 Comments

California Celebrates Native as DU President

For those that missed the news from the DU National Convention last week, or have been living in a cave the last six months, California’s own Paul Bonderson was elected as DU President on Saturday, May 30th, taking over duties from George [...]

June 5, 2015 // 697 Comments