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Top Pacific Flyway Waterfowl Hunting Locations For 2017

Ducks Unlimited just released its 2017 list of must-visit, public waterfowl hunting locations in North America, including five along the Pacific Flyway. This year’s list spotlights Potholes Reservoir and McNary National Wildlife Refuge in [...]

October 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

Ducks Unlimited recognized in California Assembly and Senate

Last Friday morning, the California Senate and the California Assembly presented Ducks Unlimited with resolutions commending DU’s 80th anniversary and the tremendous work of its volunteers and employees in the state. Western Region Policy [...]

September 5, 2017 // 4 Comments

NOAA Grants Funding to Ocean Ranch Project

NOAA today announced it is recommending funding for 10 new projects through the 2017 Community-based Restoration Program Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Grants competition. These projects will restore roughly 1,400 acres of habitat. In [...]

July 21, 2017 // 6 Comments

PROJECT UPDATE: Red Rock Warehouse

Ducks Unlimited recently completed the first phase of the San Francisco Bay Creosote Removal and Pacific Herring Habitat Restoration Project, which entailed removing debris from the former site of the Red Rock Warehouse in Richmond, California, [...]

July 14, 2017 // 7 Comments

Wetland Restoration IS working at Eden Landing

Ducks Unlimited played a key role in the restoration work at the Eden Landing Ponds in the South San Francisco Bay, which is part of the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project.  Check out this video on the latest [...]

June 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

Doug Federighi Tribute

On May 20 in Los Banos, California, Ducks Unlimited recognized longtime member and Senior Vice President of Conservation Programs, Doug Federighi, at the Grassland Water District Office for his dedication to the conservation of California’s [...]

May 26, 2017 // 616 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

Ducks CEO visits California

Ducks Unlimited CEO Dale Hall toured California’s Sacramento Valley last week, a region where 95% of the historic wetlands have been developed or destroyed, forcing waterfowl who call the area home in the winter to rely heavily on flooded rice [...]

April 17, 2017 // 704 Comments

2017 California Convention

California Ducks Unlimited volunteers held their annual state convention last weekend (March 31- April 2) at Granlibakken Resort in Tahoe City, California, capping off a successful year and making preparations for the future. Attendance included [...]

April 8, 2017 // 712 Comments

DU Receives Rice Industry Conservation Awards

Dr. Scott Manley, Ducks Unlimited’s director of conservation innovation, was recently awarded USA Rice’s 2016 Distinguished Conservation Achievement Award for his work on the National Rice Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) [...]

December 15, 2016 // 597 Comments

Drought Brings California Agencies Together In Common Goal

A group of government agencies, NGO’s and private landowners gathered for a press conference at the scenic Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area located just outside Sacramento on Thursday to celebrate the fall arrival of waterfowl and, more importantly, [...]

November 19, 2016 // 636 Comments

Warm Weather Stalling Duck Hunting in California

DU’s Peter Ottesen checks in with his latest migration report from California, and as many in the state can attest, the beautiful Fall weather has not been so great for duck hunting. Three weeks into the waterfowl season and reports from [...]

November 11, 2016 // 712 Comments

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