August 2016

DU TV Spotlights the West

DU TV’s latest episode has a Western Region theme, first visiting California’s Central Valley with host John Paul Morris to meet Dennis Campini and his young son, Logan, at the Stillbow Duck Club in the Grasslands. DUs’ Director of [...]

August 31, 2016 // 726 Comments

DU and Partners Complete Living Floodplains NAWCA in Northwest

Ducks Unlimited and partners recently completed a series of conservation projects in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington funded under a three-phase, six-year-long programmatic NAWCA grant. Titled the “Living Floodplains,” this partnership [...]

August 19, 2016 // 643 Comments

DU Western Region Fixture Jim Well Retires After 30 Years

For the first time in 30 years, the Western Region Office will complete a project this Fall without the steadying hand of Jim Well, who retired in August after a storied career with Ducks Unlimited, all of it spent shaping the Pacific Flyway from [...]

August 12, 2016 // 733 Comments

First-Ever Channeled Scablands Survey

It is estimated that over 70 percent of the wetlands in the arid West are privately owned, and in the Channeled Scablands of Eastern Washington, over 70 percent of those are still impacted by drainage ditches. Farmers and ranchers protect a large [...]

August 5, 2016 // 1,246 Comments