News Veteran Hunt Program

Honoring and remembering our heroes

A very special Vietnam Veteran Hunt Dispatch from Mike Peeters.
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Veterans end the year on a high note (VIDEO AND PHOTOS)

Christmas came early for a lucky group of veterans in the form of some very successful veteran hunts in our Hunt Program.
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F&G Commission Considers Several Issues of Interest to Waterfowl Hunters

CWA staff was in attendance at the latest meeting, representing waterfowlers all across the state.
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CWA Teams with PG&E and Rice Growers to Protect Species in Central Valley

A recent multi-partner project aims to help both wildlife and rice growers in the Sacramento Valley.
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Winter issue on its way to members

December 1, 2022—The Winter issue of California Waterfowl has begun landing in members’ mailboxes.
News Gear Guide

Winter 2022 Gear Guide

Still need to do your Christmas shopping? We've got plenty of gift ideas for the waterfowler in your life.
News Advocacy

Advocacy: Pintail limit discussions, gun control bills, e-license consideration and more

Read about CWA's recent efforts in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Topics include firearm-related bill outcomes, support for e-licenses, pintail limit discussions and more.
News Veteran Hunt Program

An early snowfall! Veteran hunts at Moon Lake opener

Epic hunts at Moon Lake for the 2022 opener. The best part? All veterans participating. Don't miss volunteer Mike Kellogg's latest dispatch.
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Wetland habitat and public access improved at Butte Valley WA

Almost $1 million was recently spent at Butte Valley Wildlife Area enhancing 1,609 acres of managed seasonal wetlands and uplands. The Wildlife Conservation Board, CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, NAWCA and CA Duck Stamp funds contributed to the project.
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AB 160 Signed by governor, clears way for organizations to market shooting sports to youth again

We are happy to report that AB 160 was just signed into law by the governor. This state legislation exempts the communication and marketing of youth hunting, hunter education, sport shooting activities and competitions from restrictions put in place under AB 2571.
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USDA's APHIS allows limited import of waterfowl from Canada

In response to a number of hunting groups, including CWA, APHIS has modified their ban on the transportation of waterfowl from Canada for the upcoming season.
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CWA travels to Washington D.C. to discuss Klamath Water Crisis

California Waterfowl is in Washington D.C. this week to discuss the Klamath water crisis with members of the U.S. House of Representatives and senior U.S. Fish and Wildlife staff.
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Fall issue on its way to members

September 1, 2022—The Fall issue of California Waterfowl has begun landing in members’ mailboxes.
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Benelli renews corporate partnership with CWA

Benelli renews their commitment to CWA and its mission.
News Advocacy

Updates from CWA's advocacy team

Read about CWA's efforts to make youth groups accessible and extend the junior hunter age, and their opposition to gun control legislation and the repeal of the Pittman-Robertson Act.
News Klamath

America's First Waterfowl Refuge is Dry

The Klamath Basin is dry! For the first time in history, America’s first National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) established for waterfowl conservation purposes by Theodore Roosevelt is a barren wasteland.
News Advocacy

Action Alert - AB 1227, additional 11% excise tax on firearms & ammo

AB 1227 would place an additional 11% tax on arms and munitions.
News Veteran Hunt Program

Fishing trip of a lifetime for veterans - Part two

The call of a lifetime came to eight veterans of the CWA Veteran hunt program in the form of an all-expense paid fishing trip to Alaska.
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Hunter Input Needed on Refuge Hunting Access

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public comments on identifying National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) or other Service -managed lands where members of the public would most like to see new or improved recreational access, including for hunting and other wildlife-dependent recreation. One of the stated purposes of the solicitation is to create more equitable access for all Americans.
News Advocacy

Anti-Gun Legislation Still Pending in CA Legislature

CA State legislature goes on recess, leaving anti-gun legislation pending. AB 1227 would place an additional 11% tax on arms and munitions and SB 505 would require gun owners to purchase liability insurance.
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CWA State Legislative Update

On June 24, California Waterfowl spoke at a number of hearings at the State capitol on bills of interest to hunters and other sportsmen.