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CWA to feds: Release water for wetlands

California Waterfowl delivered an urgent request, co-signed by 13 other conservation organizations, to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on Monday asking it to release water from Upper Klamath Lake to flood dry wetlands in the Klamath Basin.
 
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CA hunters step up for wildlife once again

The governor signed CWA-sponsored AB 614 late Thursday, ushering in an era of hope for beleaguered mallard and pheasant populations.
 
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Pre-season pintail banding wraps up (photos, video)

Pre-season banding wraps up this week, and our team of biologists has exceeded their pre-season banding quota!
 
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CUISINE: The Blind Burrito

When you get out this season, pack a meal that's easy to make, easy to eat, satisfying and healthy, too!
 
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Projected opening weekend reservation quotas at Type A and B hunt areas

Drought in California is severely restricting water available to the state's wildlife areas and national wildlife refuges for waterfowl an estimate provided by property managers of the percentage of wetlands expected to be flooded in October.
 
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Water is flowing to Lower Klamath!

Water is flowing to the Lower Klamath NWR today, thanks to CWA's purchase of water rights for the parched refuge.
 
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Fall issue on its way to members

September 1, 2021—The Fall issue of California Waterfowl has begun landing in members’ mailboxes.
 
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Fall 2021 Gear Guide

It's here: California Waterfowl's guide to what's new and useful for the upcoming hunting season.
 
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Canine Corner: The right way to introduce your retriever to water

Learn some tips for introducing your dog to the water for the first time (from Fall 2021 issue of California Waterfowl Magazine).
 
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State expected to stop treating Central Valley wetlands as polluters

The move would allow wetland managers to invest more in their wetlands.
 
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Updates from California Waterfowl's Advocacy Team

Read about a change in DFW's budget that will provide more money for waterfowl habitat programs, CWA's fight for a water right transfer, and the bills that CWA is sponsoring, supporting or opposing.
 
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Water transfer to Lower Klamath approved

The Oregon Water Resources Department approved a request to transfer a water right from a willing seller in Oregon's Wood River Valley to California Waterfowl to benefit the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge.
 
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CWA earns national recognition

CWA has joined a network of over 450 accredited land trusts across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to professional excellence and to maintaining the public’s trust in their work.
 
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Klamath update: Lower Klamath drying up, water shifting at Tule Lake

PHOTO AND VIDEO: Satellite imagery and photography from the past week paint a grim picture of conditions in the parched Klamath Basin.
 
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2021-22 Fall Flight Forecast

CWA Waterfowl Programs Supervisor Caroline Brady lays out conditions going into this hunting season.
 
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SportDOG® Brand Renews Partnership with California Waterfowl

SportDOG® Brand recently renewed its support of California Waterfowl’s mission to grow the state’s waterfowl populations, wetlands and hunter-conservationist communities.
 
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CWA combo license bill passes key committee

State legislation sponsored by California Waterfowl to create a new combination hunting and fishing license passed the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee today.
 
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Members of Congress Honor CWA's 75th Anniversary

U.S. representatives Mike Thompson (D-Napa) and Doug LaMalfa (R-Biggs) introduced a House Resolution this week that recognizes the significance of California Waterfowl’s 75th anniversary. 
 
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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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Mallard breeding habitat, combination license bills advance

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).
 
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Lower Klamath water rights purchase update

California Waterfowl's effort to purchase water rights for the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge is awaiting approvals.
 
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Summer issue on its way to members

June 1, 2021—The Summer issue of California Waterfowl has begun landing in members’ mailboxes. Not a member?
 
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Canine Corner: Going live

Opening day isn't the time to introduce your pup to feathers (from Summer 2021 issue of California Waterfowl Magazine).