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Western Region Conservation Chat: DUMAC

Watch our latest episode in our series of DU’s Western Region Conservation Zoom Chats, focusing this week on the important habitat work Ducks Unlimited de México (DUMAC) is performing for waterfowl. This week’s episode with host Anne [...]

June 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

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

Ducks Unlimited on The Crop Pod

Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region Director of Public Policy Gary Link recently appeared on the Agricultural Presidents’ Council podcast The Crop Pod with host Cody Boyles to chat on a variety of topics. The APC is California’s premier [...]

February 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

Working Together.

On a gusty day in an area of Northern California that deeply understands and respects the power of wind, Mother Nature decided to cooperate for a few hours for a gathering of friends and colleagues, offering a perfect November afternoon to celebrate [...]

November 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Leque Island is breached

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

October 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited visits the Galt Winter Bird Festival

Our newest video on Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region YouTube channel follows DU regional biologist Aaron Will and his black Labrador Retriever, Tess, putting their retrieving skills on exhibition at the 2019 Galt Winter Bird Festival in Galt, [...]

February 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

DU in Alaska: From an intern’s perspective

Nathan Boma recently spent the summer as Ducks Unlimited’s summer intern in Alaska for the Dusky Canada Goose Program and chronicled his work for readers. Boma was tasked with providing staff support to the US Forest Service – Chugach [...]

September 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Work completed at Jackson Bottoms Wetlands Preserve

Ducks Unlimited recently completed work on Pintail Pond at Oregon’s Jackson Bottoms Wetland Preserve to help keep the pond at a steady level during the rainy season. Pintail is on the southern edge of the preserve, and is a former settling [...]

November 10, 2017 // 1 Comment

First-Ever Channeled Scablands Survey

It is estimated that over 70 percent of the wetlands in the arid West are privately owned, and in the Channeled Scablands of Eastern Washington, over 70 percent of those are still impacted by drainage ditches. Farmers and ranchers protect a large [...]

August 5, 2016 // 1,246 Comments

Download the July Issue of the Western Region Newsletter

The July 2016 issue of the Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region Newsletter is now available to download. Click on the link below to save the PDF and find out what’s going on throughout the nine-state Western Region. Download July [...]

July 29, 2016 // 754 Comments

DU Recognized by Rice Industry

Ducks Unlimited was recognized on Wednesday at the California Rice Commission’s Circle of Life Reception as one of 14 conservation groups, water districts and agencies that works with the rice industry to help wildlife during the drought. DU [...]

May 26, 2016 // 683 Comments

Ducks Unlimited credited by head NOAA Administrator

Ducks Unlimited was honored last week to take part in a meet-and-greet at the Sears Point Restoration Project with Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Administrator and Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans [...]

April 14, 2016 // 1 Comment

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