sacramento

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

DU Recognized by Rice Industry

Ducks Unlimited was recognized on Wednesday at the California Rice Commission’s Circle of Life Reception as one of 14 conservation groups, water districts and agencies that works with the rice industry to help wildlife during the drought. DU [...]

May 26, 2016 // 683 Comments

Pacific trade pact is a good deal for waterfowl

DU Western Region Director Mark Biddlecomb partnered with Tim Johnson of the California Rice Commission and and Bill Mueller of Valley Vision on an op-ed piece that appeared in today’s Sacramento Bee touting the potential benefits of the [...]

May 21, 2015 // 675 Comments

Celebrating the Holidays with the WRO Staff

The holidays are a great time for family and friends to gather and enjoy each other’s company while catching up on the successes of the past year. Ducks Unlimited’s Western Region Office got a chance to do the same this week when staff [...]

December 12, 2014 // 646 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 heavy presence at the event thanks to DU’s State Marketing Chairman, [...]

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 heading to the polls before they close this evening. Of particular importance [...]

November 4, 2014 // 644 Comments

DU September Legislative Update for the West

by  Mark Smith, Western Region Director of Public Policy The California legislature adjourned last month, which means that none of our nine states are currently in session, so it’s all quiet on the Western Front.  Well, not technically since the [...]

September 12, 2014 // 681 Comments

Waterfowl, Rice and the California Drought

Ducks Unlimited made several news appearances this week in the Sacramento market, specifically regarding the California drought and its potential effects on rice farmers and ducks this fall. The first story appeared on KCRA 3, with Western Region [...]

August 29, 2014 // 716 Comments