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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

Getting through this together

A message from the Ducks Unlimited Instagram account (@ducksunlimitedinc.): With all the uncertainty and anxiety surrounding us, it’s important to get outdoors to experience moments that calm us. Being outdoors allows you to enjoy the beauty [...]

April 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

2020 Las Vegas Continental Shoot Recap

The 34th edition of the ‘Ducks in the Desert’ Las Vegas Continental Shoot wrapped up last month with Raymond Brown of California named the High Overall (HOA) champion thanks to a score of 188/200.Held at the world-class Clark County [...]

April 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Wind in My Face – Sun at My Side

by Mark Biddlecomb, Western Region Director of Operations Tupper Ansel Blake’s latest book, Wind in My Face – Sun at My Side, features hundreds of Blake’s amazing photographs. Tupper is one of our country’s premier wildlife photographers, so [...]

March 12, 2020 // 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

Project Update: Giffin Lake

Ducks Unlimited and partners recently completed the Giffin Lake Project located at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Sunnyside-Snake River Wildlife Area in Yakima County. The installation of a new water control structure will [...]

January 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Radiant Biologist

Ducks Unlimited biologist Virginia Getz was recently profiled by the Northern California Water Association in a wonderful piece detailing her decades of work in the Sacramento Valley. Getz grew up in California and attended UC Davis, eventually [...]

December 6, 2019 // 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

Waterfowl Report: California

Ducks Unlimited WF360 California Migration Editor Peter Ottesen gives his latest update on how the 2019−2020 waterfowl season has started so far. The consensus? Bird numbers are all over the map in the early going. At the Sacramento National [...]

November 1, 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

Work begins on Phase II of Gray Lodge Water Supply Project

The Gray Lodge Water Supply Project outside Gridley, Calif, recently began construction on Phase II, clearing brush and debris from several miles of canals that provide water to the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. The multi-year project will eventually [...]

September 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

Chalk It Up! DU-style

Ducks Unlimited made a colorful appearance at Sacramento’s Chalk It Up! Festival this past weekend in California’s capital. Artist Carolyn Elise (sponsored by DU) painstakingly brought a wood duck to life to rave reviews using only chalk at [...]

September 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited Whitewater Waterfowl Trip

What do smart California capitol staff do when the summer temps are high in Sacramento and a high sierra snowpack melts into the rivers? They go whitewater rafting of course. California Democrat and Republican staff members recently came together [...]

August 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

New DU film series focuses on California’s Central Valley

DU Conserve is an incredible new series of films about the people, places and species that matter to DU’s wetlands and waterfowl conservation mission. This weeks latest release spotlights California’s Central Valley and the efforts of [...]

August 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

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