Projects

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

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

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

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

Water flowing into California’s Tule Lake NWR Sump 1B

Tule Lake NWR Water is flowing into Sump 1B on Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge following the recommendation from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the Bureau of Reclamation earlier this month. Water levels in the approximately 3,000-acre wetland [...]

August 23, 2021 // 0 Comments

Restoration project in Idaho’s Fort Boise WMA complete

Last spring Ducks Unlimited and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) completed a large-scale restoration of Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area (WMA), one of the state’s most popular wildlife attractions which draws 40,000 visitors, and [...]

August 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited is at work in the Klamath Basin

Finding solutions in drought-stricken Southern Oregon, Northeastern California The Klamath Basin is in the midst of an historic massive drought that threatens to change the face of the region’s wetland habitats and the very fabric of the local [...]

June 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

Construction finished in Oregon Wildlife Areas

Miller Island Unit After years of planning, engineering, and grant-writing, Ducks Unlimited and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) have completed implementation of wetland restoration and enhancement projects on five state-wildlife [...]

June 8, 2021 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited Leque Island Project Dedication

For the first time in 135 years, ocean water flowed onto Leque Island in Washington when Ducks Unlimited and partners breached an island dike bordering the island as part of Phase II of the Leque Island Restoration project, a significant milestone [...]

March 22, 2021 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited reaches major conservation milestone

Ducks Unlimited (DU) has achieved another conservation milestone with more than 15 million acres of habitat restored or protected in North America. The impressive number could not have been reached without the tireless efforts of millions of DU [...]

March 15, 2021 // 0 Comments

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