Volunteers

Wehr elected to DU Board of Directors

Ellen L. Wehr of Los Banos, Calif., was recently elected to Ducks Unlimited’s (DU) national board of directors. “Ducks Unlimited’s leadership assures our organization conserves, restores, and manages wetlands and associated [...]

March 10, 2022 // 0 Comments

Bonderson tribute plaque unveiled

In early November, a plaque paying tribute to DU Past President and current Board Member Paul Bonderson Jr. and his contributions to Ducks Unlimited was unveiled at DU’s Western Regional Office in Rancho Cordova, California. “Paul’s plaque [...]

November 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

Arizona DU Chapter making a difference in its community

The West Valley Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is not only one of the top chapters in Arizona when it comes to fundraising for wetlands habitat, they also made it a point to directly make a difference in their community this past holiday season, holding [...]

March 11, 2020 // 692 Comments

DU volunteers in Oregon work on special nesting project

Ducks Unlimited’s Bend Chapter participated in a special duck nesting project last month, elevating special grass-lined tubes several feet above water and surrounding plants to help ducks lay their eggs out of the reach of predators. [...]

March 13, 2019 // 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

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

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

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

DU Volunteer Profile: Joe Trujillo

Former Ducks Unlimited Utah State Chairman and long-time volunteer, Joe Trujillo, was recently recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Office of Engineering for his volunteer work assisting with hazardous waste management around the [...]

August 2, 2017 // 5 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight: Carley Taylor

Carley Taylor made a splash at Ducks Unlimited’s 2017 California State Convention in April when, at the age of 24, the Susanville, California resident pledged a life sponsorship commitment to DU. Taylor only recently took up the sport of waterfowl [...]

May 26, 2017 // 677 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight: Rob Fehr Jr.

  Rob Fehr Jr. and his wife, Nicole, celebrated their wedding with a duck cake. It wouldn’t be a stretch to claim that Rob Fehr Jr. has duck hunting in his blood. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, Fehr comes from a long lineage of Utah [...]

March 16, 2017 // 677 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight: Scott Eisenhauer

Scott and his wife, Melissa. Despite growing up around his outdoors-enthusiast grandfather in the Adirondacks of upstate New York, Scott Eisenhauer didn’t really jump feet first into the sport of hunting until he moved to Alaska as an adult. By [...]

February 24, 2016 // 641 Comments