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PHOTO GALLERY: CWA biologists searching cover crops for mallard nests

CWA biologists located 20 nests in 127 acres of cover crop fields today - part of ongoing research about how wild ducks use agricultural fields.
 
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PHOTO GALLERY: Egg Salvage Hatchery Tour at Rancho Esquon

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.
 
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Photo gallery: Lawmaker visits mallard nesting habitat

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).
 
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CWA sponsors bills to support local mallards, create combination license

California lawmakers have introduced two new bills that would benefit local waterfowl conservation e...
 
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Lower Klamath update: a huge step forward

March 4, 2021—In an exciting development, California Waterfowl has entered into an agreement to purchase rights to...
 
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REPORT: CA's waterfowl breeding habitat needs attention

A new plan calls for nearly doubling brood-supporting wetland acreage in the Central Valley, and for substantially increasing nesting habitat in the Sacramento Valley.
 
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Delaying harvest worked out well for farmer, mallard hens

The successful Delayed Wheat Harvest Incentive Program paid farmers to delay harvesting and let mall...
 
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Applications open for 2021 Delayed Wheat Harvest Incentive Program

January 6, 2021—California Waterfowl is now accepting applications for the 2021 Delayed Wheat Harvest Incentive Prog...
 
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Opening weekend mallard harvest down at key CA refuges

One of the (many) reasons California Waterfowl is concerned about the plight of the Lower Klamath N...
 
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This dead mallard shows why Klamath matters to the entire state

If you'd like to understand why water supply problems in the Klamath Basin are a problem for ALL Cal...
 
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New program to help mallards is progressing

May 7, 2020—Thanks to the generous donations of our supporters, California Waterfowl's Delayed Wheat Harvest In...
 
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New program enlists wildlife-friendly farmers to save mallard ducklings

California Waterfowl will provide incentives to select farmers this year to delay harvesting wheat a...
 
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Advocacy: Putting our money where our mouth is: paying for increased mallard, pheasant production

by MARK HENNELLY, VICE PRESIDENT FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC POLICY California’s mallard popu...
 
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Population survey: Mallards need more than water to rebound

(Originally printed in the Fall 2019 issue of California Waterfowl Magazine) article by CAROLINE BR...
 
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Mallard breeding population down this year

California's breeding population of mallards is down 12% over last year, and down 28% over the long-...
 
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Mallard population up in California

California's breeding population of mallards is up 37.5 percent in 2018, indicating that the iconic...