News Waterfowl Mallards
CWA biologists located 20 nests in 127 acres of cover crop fields today - part of ongoing research about how wild ducks use agricultural fields.
News Education Mallards
Ducklings? Kids? What's not to love? Brace yourself for a whole lot of adorableness from today's tour of the Egg Salvage Hatchery at Rancho Esquon.
Two state bills sponsored by California Waterfowl were approved in their houses of origin this week: AB 614 (funds Nesting Bird Habitat Incentive Program) and SB 470 (creates a combination hunting and fishing license).
News Press release
California Waterfowl is pleased to welcome Julie Do as assistant editor of California Waterfowl Magazine. Do tells us how she went in a few short years from being someone who didn't even know she was interested in wildlife to working in communications for a robust and influential conservation organization.
Hunting News Veteran Hunt Program
All around them, the woods began coming to life with the sounds of the marsh welcoming the day. Then there it was, the shock gobble from the roost and the clucking of the hens as the roosted birds scanned their surroundings for signs of safety before taking wing.
News Press release Klamath
California Waterfowl lauds a proposal by two congressmen from Northern California and Oregon to provide $57 million in aid for the Klamath Basin, including $2.5 million to help two national wildlife refuges that are drying up.
News Advocacy Mallards
Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry toured a farm-country field today to see firsthand how cover crops can provide incredible nesting habitat for California's mallards (and gadwalls and red-winged blackbirds).
News Press release Wetland restoration
A federal commission approved nearly $2 million in grants to fund California Waterfowl projects in the Imperial Valley and Central Coast.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced last week that it would be allocating only 33,000 acre-feet from the Klamath Project this year - an amount that will leave the Klamath Basin's farmers, national wildlife refuges and salmon runs in dire straits.
The Herald and News today featured an article by Alex Schwartz detailing the impending water crisis...
APRIL 7, 2021―California Waterfowl’s Board of Directors took action last week on an issue of great c...
News Press release
March 16, 2021—California Waterfowl is deeply saddened by the passing on Monday of Stephen D. Bechtel Jr., a dedic...
Herald and News reporter Alex Schwartz reports on CWA's efforts to purchase water rights for the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge.
Newspaper article: Botulism could decimate California wild ducks again. How hunters are trying to save them
Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Sabalow writes about California Waterfowl's efforts to secure water rights for the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge.