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Sacramento’s Powerhouse Science Center breaks ground

Sacramento’s long-anticipated Powerhouse Science Center, of which Ducks Unlimited is a title sponsor and has provided input on a special “California Water” exhibit, broke ground on Thursday, May 31 in front of local, state, and [...]

June 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Why migratory bird Joint Ventures help the ducks

Ducks Unlimited CEO Dale Hall recently shared his insights in the DU Magazine on the North America Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) and the benefits to DU from the Joint Ventures, which are partnerships made of private industry and landowners [...]

May 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Slate Magazine profiles Ducks Unlimited

Online magazine Slate released its profile of Ducks Unlimited today as part of Slate 90, a series that examines and ranks the multibillion-dollar nonprofit sector. Author Henry Grabar examined DU’s operating model and the deep connection [...]

May 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

DU honors longtime volunteer Doug Federighi

The staff of the WRO expresses its deep condolences to the family of longtime DU volunteer and dear friend, Doug Federighi, who passed away on Wednesday of natural causes. Doug was a giant when it came to wetlands conservation, particularly in [...]

April 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited awarded 2018 SPIRIT of Conservation Award

ConocoPhillips Alaska recently awarded Ducks Unlimited with a 2018 SPIRIT of Conservation contribution in the amount of $50,000 to help study the 2018 impact of rising goose numbers in Alaska and California. Ducks Unlimited has worked extensively in [...]

March 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Let Congress Know You Support Funding for Wetlands!

Ducks Unlimited needs your help! The North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) conserves North America’s waterfowl, fish and wildlife resources while producing a variety of environmental and economic benefits. Its success is driven by [...]

March 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

In Case You Missed It: DU holds California water forum

Ducks Unlimited recently hosted the “California Water Panel” discussion as part of its 2018 Winter Board of Directors meeting in Napa, Calif., featuring U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Chair of the California Water Resources Control [...]

March 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

DU Alaska volunteers raise money to update goldeneye nest boxes

Recently, the Anchorage Spring BBQ chapter allocated funds they raised through Alaska Department of Fish & Game’s Auction Tag program, commonly known as Conservation or Governor’s Tags in many states, to purchase rough cut spruce and other [...]

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited to work in Washington’s Guemes Valley

Over the next year, DU will partner with the San Juan Preservation Trust and the Skagit Land Trust to design wetland enhancements, thanks in part to a $22,500 grant from the Rose Foundation. Ducks Unlimited will be responsible for the survey, [...]

February 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited works with Idaho Power … and beavers?

Ducks Unlimited, in partnership with Idaho Power, has completed construction work at the mouth of the Bruneau River, near the C.J. Strike Reservoir, to repair dikes and drainage channels that will eventually benefit wetlands in the Bruneau Delta. [...]

February 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Paul Bonderson to be inducted into the CA Outdoors Hall of Fame

Paul Bonderson, current Chairman and past President of Ducks Unlimited, will be inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame during the International Sportsmen’s Exposition this weekend at Cal Expo in Sacramento. Paul is a dedicated hunter [...]

January 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Project Update: Sherman Island

Ducks Unlimited recently partnered with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to complete the third subsidence reversal project of Sherman Island in the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta. These particular subsidence reversal projects work to [...]

January 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

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

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