October 2015

Ducks Unlimited Celebrates Breach at Sears Point

A bucket loader pulled the last bit of earth from the dam in front of hundreds of guests Sunday afternoon in San Pablo Bay, releasing millions of gallons of sea water into an area that had previously been farmland.  After 10 years of planning and [...]

October 26, 2015 // 679 Comments

DU Helps Flood Up Gray Lodge

Ducks Unlimited executive staff was on hand in October to witness the finish of a major construction phase at California’s Gray Lodge Wildlife Area north of Sacramento, even taking part in the initial release of water into several reconstructed [...]

October 19, 2015 // 510 Comments

Media Update: Drought and the Ducks

DU Biologist Virginia Getz spoke to Fox40 News in Sacramento at a California Rice Commission media event on Thursday, further illustrating how the lack of water in the Central Valley is not hurting just rice farmers. “These birds are heavily [...]

October 9, 2015 // 617 Comments

DU’s Western Region Receives Three Awards

EPA Team Leader Bill Adams, presents DU Biologist Chris Bonsignore with the Howard Orlean Excellence in Site Reuse Award Ducks Unlimited recently accepted several awards for its conservation work in the Western Region, spotlighting the [...]

October 5, 2015 // 663 Comments