Articles by WROBlog

Avista Corporation and DU Partner to Improve Habitat in Idaho

Ducks Unlimited and Avista Corporation have collaborated on several projects to restore and enhance floodplain wetlands and riparian habitats in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. The most recent example is the Shadowy St. Joe River Project near [...]

December 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

Threatened Snake Benefits from DU’s Work in California

Photo credit: Jeff Mitchell, Swaim Biological Although best known for its wetlands and waterfowl conservation work, Ducks Unlimited also takes pride in its ability to navigate complex situations and deliver projects that benefit a variety of [...]

December 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

Jeff McCreary to lead DU’s Western Region

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Dec. 14, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited (DU) has named Jeff McCreary as the next director of operations for DU’s nine-state Western Region. [...]

December 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

WRO Development Directors of the Year honored

Each year, Ducks Unlimited recognizes top performing staff for their workto secure major donor commitments and cash support for DU’s conservationmission.“Directors of development achieve the highest levels of success when they work closely with [...]

October 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited hosts Zoom chat on the Klamath Basin

Ducks Unlimited Directors of Development Anne Hansen and Jessop Boden recently hosted a Zoom chat for DU Major Sponsors entitled, The Klamath: Perspectives, Predicaments and Progress. The event featured a waterfowl migration update from DU Director [...]

October 13, 2020 // 0 Comments

Dusky Canada geese not legal to harvest

Photo by David Bowers Information in the most recent edition of Wildfowl Magazine suggested that dusky geese were a legal species to harvest this season. This IS NOT correct.Dusky geese are NOT legal to harvest. The season for dusky Canada geese has [...]

October 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

NAWCA funding approved for San Joaquin Wetlands project

The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (MBCC), chaired by U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, recently approved more than $130 million in funding for various wetland conservation projects, including a project in California’s [...]

October 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge Sump 1B is filling with water

DU Regional Biologist Amelia Raquel stands in a field of smartweed at Sump 1B in the Tule Lake Wildlife Refuge. Officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Tule Lake Irrigation District (TID) opened the canal between Tule Lake National [...]

September 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

Lee Bosch is new Ducks Unlimited Nevada State Chair

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – Sept. 16, 2020 – Nevada Ducks Unlimited is pleased to announce Lee Bosch of Winnemucca, Nevada, as the chapter’s new state chair. Bosch, a DU volunteer for more than 15 years, began his new volunteer role on Sept. 1.“We [...]

September 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

Why Tule Lake NWR Sump 1B is going dry

By Ducks Unlimited Biologist Amelia Raquel; John Vradenburg, USFWS – Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex supervisory biologist; and Brad Kirby, Tule Lake Irrigation district manager The Klamath Basin of southern Oregon and northern [...]

September 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

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