News Veteran Hunt Program
“Keep your heads tucked in,” the guides whispered as thousands of specks circled above the decoys, every one of them looking for the faintest hint of danger. Like a flight of aircraft on D-Day looking for the perfect landing zone, the specks finally committed, swarming into the decoy spread.
The massive federal infrastructure bill signed into law by the president on Nov. 15 provides a significant opportunity to aid the parched Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge: $162 million to be used by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service earmarked for “Klamath Basin restoration activities.”
News Press release
Banded Holdings and SportDOG® Brand renew their commitment to CWA and its mission.
The fight to save the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge gained another voice last month when the Pacific Flyway Council sent a letter to the Secretary of the Interior asking her to prioritize getting water to the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
News Advocacy Klamath
CWA successfully acquired a permanent water right for Lower Klamath, but there's still much work to be done in the fight for water.
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.
News Banding Waterfowl
Pre-season banding wraps up this week, and our team of biologists has exceeded their pre-season banding quota!
News Hunting News
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.
Learn some tips for introducing your dog to the water for the first time (from Fall 2021 issue of California Waterfowl Magazine).
The move would allow wetland managers to invest more in their wetlands.
News Press release Klamath Mallards
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.