DU Working for Duck Clubs in the O.C.

DU received some great news from Orange County in Southern California this week as a recent amendment of SB 26 (Correa) in the California Legislature eliminated potentially harmful legislation for duck clubs in the area. The troublesome feature of the bill would have strictly limited the ability of the Orange County Water District (OCWD) to lease its properties for non-district purposes, with the resulting impact potentially preventing duck clubs in the region from operating in the future.

“Clubs like these provide more than commercial benefit; their land management practices create habitat for many types of migratory birds and wildlife species and provide water quality benefits,” said Mark Smith, Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region Director of Public Policy.

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