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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

Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region Migration Reports: 2018-19

Waterfowl season is off and flying! Want to know how bird migration and weather is affecting the hunting in the Western Region? Take advantage of Ducks Unlimited’s regular migration reports via Peter Ottesen and Bill Monroe by clicking on your [...]

October 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Slate Magazine profiles Ducks Unlimited

Online magazine Slate released its profile of Ducks Unlimited today as part of Slate 90, a series that examines and ranks the multibillion-dollar nonprofit sector. Author Henry Grabar examined DU’s operating model and the deep connection [...]

May 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

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

DU Volunteer Profile: Joe Trujillo

Former Ducks Unlimited Utah State Chairman and long-time volunteer, Joe Trujillo, was recently recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Office of Engineering for his volunteer work assisting with hazardous waste management around the [...]

August 2, 2017 // 5 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

Volunteer Spotlight: Rob Fehr Jr.

  Rob Fehr Jr. and his wife, Nicole, celebrated their wedding with a duck cake. It wouldn’t be a stretch to claim that Rob Fehr Jr. has duck hunting in his blood. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, Fehr comes from a long lineage of Utah [...]

March 16, 2017 // 677 Comments

New Secretary of Interior Shows Support for Sportsmen

On his first official day as the 52nd Secretary of the Department of Interior, Ryan Zinke issued his first two secretarial orders benefitting the sportsmen and outdoor communities. Zinke invited various members from the sportsmen’s community [...]

March 3, 2017 // 683 Comments

Recent Storms Good News For Central Valley Birds

Storms that dumped up to five inches of rain in certain parts of Northern California last weekend couldn’t have come at a better time, according to Peter Otteson of the Stockton Record, as refuges and ag lands prepare for the start of duck [...]

October 20, 2016 // 630 Comments

“Phenomenal” Duck Reports For Northwest in 2016

DU’s Bill Monroe filed his latest migration report for the Pacific Northwest in advance of duck season, and thanks to spring rainfall and snowmelt, the outlook for the 2016 waterfowl season in Washington, Oregon and Idaho is glowing: Waterfowl [...]

October 10, 2016 // 729 Comments

Waterfowling Survey

Do you hunt ducks, watch ducks, or both? Ducks Unlimited is collaborating with researchers from Colorado State University and University of Arizona to assess activities related to waterfowl hunting as well as waterfowl viewing and photography. [...]

September 15, 2016 // 904 Comments

Western Region chapters among top fundraisers in country

Ducks Unlimited recently announced the top volunteer chapters across the nation honored in four categories: Chairman’s Elite, Chairman’s Roll of Honor, President’s Elite and President’s Roll of Honor. The Chairman’s [...]

April 8, 2016 // 700 Comments

DUTV Spotlights the Central Valley

DUTV headed west to California just prior to Christmas, joining long-time DU supporter Dennis Campini and his son, Logan, for a great exposure to the Grasslands in the northern San Joaquin Valley. Dennis is the president of the Grassland Resource [...]

March 3, 2016 // 752 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight: Scott Eisenhauer

Scott and his wife, Melissa. Despite growing up around his outdoors-enthusiast grandfather in the Adirondacks of upstate New York, Scott Eisenhauer didn’t really jump feet first into the sport of hunting until he moved to Alaska as an adult. By [...]

February 24, 2016 // 641 Comments

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