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Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge turns 50

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, one of the first urban National Wildlife Refuges established in the United States, is 50 years old. Ducks Unlimited joined in celebrating the refuge’s birthday at a public event at refuge [...]

December 12, 2022 // 0 Comments

DU and partners complete innovative project on the Oregon Coast

The 107-acre Bay Unit Enhancement Project near Pacific City, Oregon, was recently completed, wrapping up a multi-year effort to improve habitats for wintering dark geese, ducks, and coho salmon on Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). The [...]

December 6, 2022 // 0 Comments

McCreary wins Bruce Wolfe Spirit of Conservation Award

DU Western Region Director of Operations Jeff McCreary recently received the Bruce Wolf Spirit of Conservation Award, recognizing his commitment to wetland and waterfowl conservation. The San Francisco Bay Joint Venture (SFBJV), one of 18 joint [...]

November 1, 2022 // 0 Comments

Conservation Work Continues in Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

Ducks Unlimited oversees construction activities during the third year of a proposed four-year-long construction project in California’s Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area (YBWA). The most significant portion of the current phase consists of DU staff [...]

September 21, 2022 // 0 Comments

DU Awarded $2.6 million for Klamath Basin Projects

KLAMATH NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE COMPLEX, Calif. – Aug. 23, 2022 – Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced $2.6 million in grant funding, awarded to Ducks Unlimited to improve wetland habitats through irrigation efficiencies on Lower [...]

August 23, 2022 // 0 Comments

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TxYtY0v7do 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

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