Legislative

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

Voluntary Agreements Are a Better Plan for California

In case you missed it last week, Ducks Unlimited Western Region Director Mark Biddlecomb co-authored a piece with Dave Eggerton, director of the Association of California Water Agencies, advocating for cooperation when it comes to water in the [...]

January 27, 2020 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited Whitewater Waterfowl Trip

What do smart California capitol staff do when the summer temps are high in Sacramento and a high sierra snowpack melts into the rivers? They go whitewater rafting of course. California Democrat and Republican staff members recently came together [...]

August 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited submits letter in support of Sites Reservoir

California Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) and Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) recently introduced the Sites Reservoir Project Act (H.R.1435) to provide federal support for the construction of Sites Reservoir and related water infrastructure in Colusa and [...]

April 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

DU issues statement on California’s new wetlands policy

According to the SF Chronicle, California water regulators adopted a plan Tuesday to increase protections for California’s wetlands. You can read more about it here. Ducks Unlimited issued the following response to the plan: “Ducks Unlimited [...]

April 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Western Region Legislative Update: March 2019

by Gary Link, Western Region Public Policy DirectorWe are conservationists. We pay for that which we want to conserve, protect and enrich for wildlife and wildlife habitat. Our DU Policy Committee leaders do serious work in our states and below are [...]

March 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Water & Agriculture leadership changes afoot in California.

California’s newly sworn-in Governor Gavin Newsom announced appointments that may highlight a shift in recent water dealings in California. Wetlands, refuges and winter-flooded agriculture fields need water and Ducks Unlimited works [...]

February 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited supports California’s Proposition 3

California voters, including many Ducks Unlimited supporters, will head to the polls this November tasked with improving California’s water for wetlands future. Proposition 3 – the Water Infrastructure and Watershed Conservation Bond [...]

October 4, 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

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

Ducks Unlimited recognized in California Assembly and Senate

Last Friday morning, the California Senate and the California Assembly presented Ducks Unlimited with resolutions commending DU’s 80th anniversary and the tremendous work of its volunteers and employees in the state. Western Region Policy [...]

September 5, 2017 // 4 Comments

Tell Congress to Support Funding for Wetlands Conservation!

DU 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 partnerships [...]

March 23, 2017 // 708 Comments

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