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Western Region Conservation Chat: DUMAC

Watch our latest episode in our series of DU’s Western Region Conservation Zoom Chats, focusing this week on the important habitat work Ducks Unlimited de México (DUMAC) is performing for waterfowl. This week’s episode with host Anne [...]

June 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

Update on West Coast Goose Study

Dr. Mark Petrie of Ducks Unlimited recently gave an update to DU’s Alaska Convention on an important study taking place along the West Coast. California’s Central Valley has seen goose numbers triple to nearly three million birds over the [...]

June 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Positive North Dakota waterfowl survey results for 2020

For the first time in its 65-year history, the 2020 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey was cancelled by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) and state partners due to COVID-19 restrictions. [...]

June 12, 2020 // 0 Comments

Still working to conserve habitat

by DU Staff What makes Ducks Unlimited unique among conservation organizations is its ability to deliver large-scale, on-the-ground habitat improvements across the country. DU averages more than 250,000 acres of wetlands enhancement, restoration or [...]

April 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

Getting through this together

A message from the Ducks Unlimited Instagram account (@ducksunlimitedinc.): With all the uncertainty and anxiety surrounding us, it’s important to get outdoors to experience moments that calm us. Being outdoors allows you to enjoy the beauty [...]

April 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

2020 Las Vegas Continental Shoot Recap

The 34th edition of the ‘Ducks in the Desert’ Las Vegas Continental Shoot wrapped up last month with Raymond Brown of California named the High Overall (HOA) champion thanks to a score of 188/200.Held at the world-class Clark County [...]

April 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Q&A with Ducks Unlimited Public Policy Director Gary Link

Gary Link Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region Director of Public Policy Gary Link recently sat down with the DUWestBlog to give a quick update on what’s going on with DU’s legislative efforts around the western region. What are some of the [...]

March 30, 2020 // 672 Comments

Project Update: Gray Lodge Water Supply Project

Check out some of our latest work on the Gray Lodge Water Supply Project – reconstruction of the Razorback Flume was recently completed! The Razorback Flume is a critical component of the Biggs-West Gridley Water District’s (District) water [...]

March 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Wind in My Face – Sun at My Side

by Mark Biddlecomb, Western Region Director of Operations Tupper Ansel Blake’s latest book, Wind in My Face – Sun at My Side, features hundreds of Blake’s amazing photographs. Tupper is one of our country’s premier wildlife photographers, so [...]

March 12, 2020 // 0 Comments

Arizona DU Chapter making a difference in its community

The West Valley Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is not only one of the top chapters in Arizona when it comes to fundraising for wetlands habitat, they also made it a point to directly make a difference in their community this past holiday season, holding [...]

March 11, 2020 // 692 Comments

Project Update: Windmill Ranch Unit

by Tina Blewett, DU Regional Biologist Ducks Unlimited recently completed infrastructure work on the Windmill Ranch Unit of the Sunnyside-Snake River Wildlife Area, which is open to the public and owned and managed by the Washington Department of [...]

March 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited on The Crop Pod

Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region Director of Public Policy Gary Link recently appeared on the Agricultural Presidents’ Council podcast The Crop Pod with host Cody Boyles to chat on a variety of topics. The APC is California’s premier [...]

February 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

Project Update: Intermountain West Region

by Amelia Raquel, Regional Biologist Ducks Unlimited (DU) in the Intermountain West Region has been approved for a $843,842 North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant to conserve over 5,000 acres of habitat in Northeastern California. [...]

February 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

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