Alaska

Update on West Coast Goose Study

Dr. Mark Petrie of Ducks Unlimited recently gave an update to DU’s Alaska Convention on an important study taking place along the West Coast. California’s Central Valley has seen goose numbers triple to nearly three million birds over the [...]

June 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Dusky Days: Nest Island

Ducks Unlimited intern Evan Ward is involved with the Dusky Canada Goose Project in Alaska and has posted his latest blog, recapping a nine-day stay at camp that saw his group monitor 380 nest islands. Nest Island monitoring consists of us going out [...]

July 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Find out about DU’s work in Alaska with the dusky Goose

New Ducks Unlimited intern Evan Ward has recently started blogging about his experiences working on Alaska’s dusky Canada Goose project. Ward joins a wildlife team on Chugach National Forest, Prince William Sound management Zone assisting in [...]

April 30, 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

Ducks Unlimited awarded 2018 SPIRIT of Conservation Award

ConocoPhillips Alaska recently awarded Ducks Unlimited with a 2018 SPIRIT of Conservation contribution in the amount of $50,000 to help study the 2018 impact of rising goose numbers in Alaska and California. Ducks Unlimited has worked extensively in [...]

March 23, 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