Federal duck stamps for 2022-23 season on sale Friday, June 24

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – June 22, 2022 – The 2022-23 Federal Duck Stamp goes on sale Friday, June 24. The stamps, which cost $25 and raise about $40 million for conservation each year, are valid from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. Purchased by [...]

June 22, 2022 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited celebrates Earth Day 2022

Friday, April 22, is the 52nd annual celebration of Earth Day MEMPHIS, Tenn. – April 20, 2022 – Ducks Unlimited encourages you to celebrate Earth Day by getting outdoors and experiencing the natural wonders around us. Earth Day 2022 is April 22, [...]

April 20, 2022 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited releases Season in Review

Second-annual document shows trends in large-scale waterfowl patterns For the second year in a row, DU has released their Season in Review, a report designed to show broad-scale habitat conditions, weather and regional duck abundance from the [...]

April 6, 2022 // 0 Comments

The Evolving Sacramento Valley Landscape DU Director of Conservation Planning Mark Petrie took part in a panel discussion on “The Evolving Sacramento Valley Landscape” during the Northern California Water Association’s 2022 [...]

March 16, 2022 // 0 Comments

Wehr elected to DU Board of Directors

Ellen L. Wehr of Los Banos, Calif., was recently elected to Ducks Unlimited’s (DU) national board of directors. “Ducks Unlimited’s leadership assures our organization conserves, restores, and manages wetlands and associated [...]

March 10, 2022 // 0 Comments

Preserving the habitat

By Rich Landers FOR THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW One of those “memories” popped up on my Facebook page recently with a hunting photo I’d proudly posted in 2016. It featured my 9-month-old Brittany pup standing over the first wild pheasant we’d [...]

February 3, 2022 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited celebrates 2022 World Wetlands Day

On Wednesday, Feb. 2, Ducks Unlimited (DU) will join conservationists around the globe and celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) to recognize the importance of wetland ecosystems for humans and wildlife. [...]

February 2, 2022 // 0 Comments

DU celebrates 85 years of conservation

Saturday, Jan. 29, marks Ducks Unlimited’s, the world’s largest wetlands and waterfowl conservation organization, 85th anniversary. In 2022, DU and more than a million of its supporters are celebrating the conservation of over 15 million acres [...]

February 2, 2022 // 0 Comments

Green rice: Collaborations burnish crop’s image

It’s been over two decades since growers stopped burning rice stubble after harvest. Now rice is known as ‘The Environmental Crop.’ When California rice farmers were told about 25 years ago that they’d have to find an [...]

January 26, 2022 // 0 Comments

California’s Hill Slough Restoration Project complete

After years of planning and fundraising, the 649-acre Hill Slough Restoration Project was recently completed by Ducks Unlimited, in partnership with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. “DU was brought into the tidal marsh restoration [...]

January 10, 2022 // 0 Comments

DU updating Oregon wetlands inventory

Through a recent contract with the Bureau of Land Management, Ducks Unlimited is updating the National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) for a large portion of southeast Oregon. Established in 1986, the NWI is a publicly available resource for classifying [...]

January 5, 2022 // 0 Comments

Matt Little Named DU Western Region Director of Public Policy

Ducks Unlimited recently named Matt Little as its Western Region Director of Public Policy, adding more than 20 years of conservation policy experience with federal natural resource agencies and leading conservation organizations in the Pacific [...]

December 1, 2021 // 0 Comments

Bonderson tribute plaque unveiled

In early November, a plaque paying tribute to DU Past President and current Board Member Paul Bonderson Jr. and his contributions to Ducks Unlimited was unveiled at DU’s Western Regional Office in Rancho Cordova, California. “Paul’s plaque [...]

November 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

California wetlands straining to support drinking water, habitat

Moderate fall rainstorms are putting renewed emphasis on the state’s threatened wetland habitats, responsible for keeping people and wildlife hydrated each year. California has lost 95% of its original 4 million historic wetland acres. The loss of [...]

November 15, 2021 // 0 Comments

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