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Ducks Unlimited Supporting California Rice

With recent heavy media attention on the California drought and the use of water by agriculture, the California Rice Commission and Northern California Water Association held [...]

April 18, 2015 // 685 Comments

Bleak News on California Water

Standing in a grassy mountain field normally covered in snow this time of year, California Governor Jerry Brown yesterday announced mandatory state-wide water restrictions, [...]

April 2, 2015 // 646 Comments

What is DU doing for the western drought?

As the news trickled out this week that the Sierra snow pack is at only 19% of average for early March, a near record-low, California and other western states were faced with [...]

March 6, 2015 // 504 Comments

Sears Point Update

Sonoma Land Trust, which is partnering with Ducks Unlimited to return Sears Point in San Pablo Bay to tidal wetlands, recently updated the progress of the project via the [...]

March 2, 2015 // 676 Comments

DU visits Washington state legislature

Washington Governor Jay Inslee and DU volunteer Bernard Brown share a laugh. On February 25th, Ducks Unlimited Public Policy Director Mark Smith and  volunteer Bernard Brown [...]

February 26, 2015 // 711 Comments

Hill Slough Wildlife Area

From the mid-1870s to the early 1900s, approximately 90 percent of the tidal wetland habitat in the Suisun Marsh (California)was diked and converted for uses such as farms [...]

February 20, 2015 // 666 Comments

PROJECT UPDATE: Samish Unit Enhancement

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) purchased 409 acres of agricultural land adjacent to Samish Bay in western Skagit County between 1996 and 2000 and developed [...]

February 13, 2015 // 719 Comments

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