wetlands

DU habitat work in Washington state spotlighted

Ducks Unlimited is currently working on a notable wetlands restoration project just outside of Mt. Vernon, Washington, by partnering with the Skagit Land Trust to create a stream channel and riparian zone within a former ag field. The project was [...]

September 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ducks Unlimited recognized in California Assembly and Senate

Last Friday morning, the California Senate and the California Assembly presented Ducks Unlimited with resolutions commending DU’s 80th anniversary and the tremendous work of its volunteers and employees in the state. Western Region Policy [...]

September 5, 2017 // 4 Comments

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

PROJECT UPDATE: Red Rock Warehouse

Ducks Unlimited recently completed the first phase of the San Francisco Bay Creosote Removal and Pacific Herring Habitat Restoration Project, which entailed removing debris from the former site of the Red Rock Warehouse in Richmond, California, [...]

July 14, 2017 // 7 Comments

PROJECT UPDATE: Crab Creek

By Tina Blewett, Regional Biologist Crab Creek Wetland depression prior to construction. Ducks Unlimited and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently partnered on a wetland, riparian and creek restoration project involving a portion of the south [...]

June 22, 2017 // 2 Comments

Wetland Restoration IS working at Eden Landing

Ducks Unlimited played a key role in the restoration work at the Eden Landing Ponds in the South San Francisco Bay, which is part of the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project.  Check out this video on the latest [...]

June 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

Doug Federighi Tribute

On May 20 in Los Banos, California, Ducks Unlimited recognized longtime member and Senior Vice President of Conservation Programs, Doug Federighi, at the Grassland Water District Office for his dedication to the conservation of California’s [...]

May 26, 2017 // 616 Comments

Cinnamon Quest

Photographer Mike Drew takes readers on a beautiful journey in search of the elusive Cinnamon Teal via incredible photos and storytelling. I was looking for cinnamon teal. Cinnamon teal – the drakes, at least – are one of the most lovely [...]

May 12, 2017 // 621 Comments

Tell Congress to Support Funding for Wetlands Conservation!

DU needs your help! The North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) conserves North America’s waterfowl, fish and wildlife resources while producing a variety of environmental and economic benefits. Its success is driven by partnerships [...]

March 23, 2017 // 708 Comments

DU conserves farmland near Market Lake WMA in Idaho

DU recently placed a conservation easement on one of its own properties near the Market Lake Wildlife Management Area, the first of its kind in Idaho and only the second such arrangement for Ducks Unlimited along the Pacific Flyway. DU generally [...]

March 15, 2017 // 617 Comments

Breaking down NAWCA projects in the West

The North American Wetlands Conservation Act is one of the most effective sources to fund habitat conservation for organizations like Ducks Unlimited. Enacted in 1989, NAWCA provides federal cost-share funding to support the North American Waterfowl [...]

February 10, 2017 // 681 Comments

Ducks Unlimited project offers a different view of Las Vegas

Tucked just few miles away from the glitz and glamor of the Las Vegas Strip sits a little-known desert oasis providing valuable wetland habitat for waterfowl and other species that utilize this region of the Pacific Flyway. And Ducks Unlimited [...]

February 3, 2017 // 648 Comments

DU Youth Hunt in Arizona a Success

In a desert region where wetlands habitat is limited and duck hunting is far from tradition, the Sierra Vista Chapter of Ducks Unlimited in Arizona recently completed its Fourth Annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt to positive reviews. Eleven youth hunters [...]

December 22, 2016 // 706 Comments

DU Receives Rice Industry Conservation Awards

Dr. Scott Manley, Ducks Unlimited’s director of conservation innovation, was recently awarded USA Rice’s 2016 Distinguished Conservation Achievement Award for his work on the National Rice Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) [...]

December 15, 2016 // 597 Comments

DU Pushing Dirt in Nevada

Several citizens of Carson City, Nevada had been recently questioning the presence of active construction equipment moving earth around nearby Buzzy’s Ranch, located in the southeast section of town. Is it for a housing development? A shopping [...]

December 10, 2016 // 712 Comments

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