2017

DU Volunteers Raise Money for North Bay Fires

In early October of 2017, a devastating firestorm broke out in California’s Wine County just north of San Francisco. Strong winds turned a small, overnight blaze into a raging inferno, catching residents and wildlife by surprise, eventually [...]

December 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Work completed at Jackson Bottoms Wetlands Preserve

Ducks Unlimited recently completed work on Pintail Pond at Oregon’s Jackson Bottoms Wetland Preserve to help keep the pond at a steady level during the rainy season. Pintail is on the southern edge of the preserve, and is a former settling [...]

November 10, 2017 // 1 Comment

Top Pacific Flyway Waterfowl Hunting Locations For 2017

Ducks Unlimited just released its 2017 list of must-visit, public waterfowl hunting locations in North America, including five along the Pacific Flyway. This year’s list spotlights Potholes Reservoir and McNary National Wildlife Refuge in [...]

October 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

DU habitat work in Washington state spotlighted

Ducks Unlimited is currently working on a notable wetlands restoration project just outside of Mt. Vernon, Washington, by partnering with the Skagit Land Trust to create a stream channel and riparian zone within a former ag field. The project was [...]

September 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

DU takes part in Idaho youth banding event

Ducks Unlimited’s Post Falls and Panhandle Chapters recently helped organize a successful duck banding event on the Schlepp Easement in North Idaho, in conjunction with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. With 50 parents and children in [...]

September 12, 2017 // 3 Comments

Ducks Unlimited recognized in California Assembly and Senate

Last Friday morning, the California Senate and the California Assembly presented Ducks Unlimited with resolutions commending DU’s 80th anniversary and the tremendous work of its volunteers and employees in the state. Western Region Policy [...]

September 5, 2017 // 4 Comments

DU Volunteer Profile: Joe Trujillo

Former Ducks Unlimited Utah State Chairman and long-time volunteer, Joe Trujillo, was recently recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Office of Engineering for his volunteer work assisting with hazardous waste management around the [...]

August 2, 2017 // 5 Comments

NOAA Grants Funding to Ocean Ranch Project

NOAA today announced it is recommending funding for 10 new projects through the 2017 Community-based Restoration Program Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Grants competition. These projects will restore roughly 1,400 acres of habitat. In [...]

July 21, 2017 // 6 Comments

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