Projects

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

Restoration is dirty work

Shannon O’Neill Creighton Playing in the mud is one of many unique facets of marshland restoration work. Bay mud is most commonly a deep black, with hues that include rust, mocha, and ebony, and textures ranging from custard, to wet clay, and even [...]

March 5, 2021 // 0 Comments

Support grows for innovative project on Oregon Coast

David Bowers Ducks Unlimited has begun the second phase of engineering and modeling for the Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge – Bay Unit Improvement Project with recent funding support from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Portland General [...]

March 4, 2021 // 0 Comments

Avista Corporation and DU Partner to Improve Habitat in Idaho

Ducks Unlimited and Avista Corporation have collaborated on several projects to restore and enhance floodplain wetlands and riparian habitats in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. The most recent example is the Shadowy St. Joe River Project near [...]

December 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

Threatened Snake Benefits from DU’s Work in California

Photo credit: Jeff Mitchell, Swaim Biological Although best known for its wetlands and waterfowl conservation work, Ducks Unlimited also takes pride in its ability to navigate complex situations and deliver projects that benefit a variety of [...]

December 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited hosts Zoom chat on the Klamath Basin

Ducks Unlimited Directors of Development Anne Hansen and Jessop Boden recently hosted a Zoom chat for DU Major Sponsors entitled, The Klamath: Perspectives, Predicaments and Progress. The event featured a waterfowl migration update from DU Director [...]

October 13, 2020 // 0 Comments

NAWCA funding approved for San Joaquin Wetlands project

The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (MBCC), chaired by U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, recently approved more than $130 million in funding for various wetland conservation projects, including a project in California’s [...]

October 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge Sump 1B is filling with water

DU Regional Biologist Amelia Raquel stands in a field of smartweed at Sump 1B in the Tule Lake Wildlife Refuge. Officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Tule Lake Irrigation District (TID) opened the canal between Tule Lake National [...]

September 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

Why Tule Lake NWR Sump 1B is going dry

By Ducks Unlimited Biologist Amelia Raquel; John Vradenburg, USFWS – Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex supervisory biologist; and Brad Kirby, Tule Lake Irrigation district manager The Klamath Basin of southern Oregon and northern [...]

September 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

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