wetlands

DU Connects with Idaho Supporters

August was a busy month for Ducks Unlimited in Idaho, as members geared up for the start of the hunt season with several events. Idaho Fish and Game held the two-day “HUNT [...]

September 24, 2015 // 699 Comments

Concern Mounts Over Water for Rice

Ag Alert, the weekly newspaper for California Agriculture, yesterday touched on the mounting concern over the lack of water for winter-flooded rice in the Sacramento Valley, [...]

September 16, 2015 // 529 Comments

PROJECT UPDATE: Eden Landing

The Eden Landing Project, near Hayward, California, employs intensive management to balance tidal restoration with continued support for waterbirds reliant on open water [...]

July 24, 2015 // 648 Comments

PROJECT UPDATE: Clark Fork River Delta

In early April 2015, the last piece of construction equipment rolled across the temporary bridge that provided access to the Clark Fork River Delta restoration site in Idaho, [...]

July 10, 2015 // 651 Comments

Waterfowl and Rice Update

Ducks Unlimited this week joined with the California Rice Commission, the Northern California Water Association, the National Resources Conservation Service and several local [...]

June 12, 2015 // 691 Comments

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Carson Lake and Pasture

As part of DU’s March 2014 North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant award for wetland conservation work for the Lahontan Valley – Western Nevada region, DU [...]

May 15, 2015 // 557 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

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

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