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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 // 646 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 // 720 Comments

2015 Snow Goose Festival

The highly popular Snow Goose Festival, now in it’s 16th year, takes place in Chico, Calif. this weekend, and Ducks Unlimited will have a booth present for [...]

January 21, 2015 // 636 Comments

December Pacific Flyway Report: California

Bill Monroe, the  WF360 Pacific Flyway Migration Editor, just released an update on the conditions for waterfowl in California on DU’s website. And thanks to recent [...]

December 5, 2014 // 693 Comments

Thank you!

Now that the dust has settled from the elections earlier this month, Ducks Unlimited would like to congratulate and thank its California members who voted on November 4th, [...]

November 21, 2014 // 875 Comments

Swan Festival 2014

The annual Swan Festival in Marysville, Ca took place last weekend, and as usual, was a big success with visitors from all over Northern California. Ducks Unlimited had a [...]

November 15, 2014 // 831 Comments

Reminder to get out and vote!

As the day descends into afternoon in the Mountain and Pacific Time Zones, DU’s Western Regional Office would like to remind its members to make their votes count by [...]

November 4, 2014 // 644 Comments

DU reaches 1 million Facebook fans

Since 2010, Ducks Unlimited’s Facebook page has grown brand awareness and loyalty while spreading the word about the organization’s mission of waterfowl and wetlands [...]

October 28, 2014 // 690 Comments

Ducks Unlimited and CA’s Prop 1

This November, California voters will head to the polls tasked with deciding their state’s water future. Proposition 1 – the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure [...]

October 21, 2014 // 651 Comments

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