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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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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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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.
 
News Advocacy Waterfowl Klamath

Lower Klamath backgrounder: biological opinions and their role in keeping LKNWR dry

One of the federal policy actions driving the lack of water for the Lower Klamath NWR is the develo...
 
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A key precursor to getting more water for Lower Klamath

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting comments on its draft environmental assessment of w...
 
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CWA works to keep cigarette tax 'waterfowl' funds state wildlife areas

After several meetings between California Waterfowl and the California Department of Finance, change...
 
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Reviews: Calls, coolers, jackets and more

by California Waterfowl staff (Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of California Waterfowl...
 
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Late-season gear guide

by PHIL BOURJAILY (Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of California Waterfowl) By late D...
 
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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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Lower Klamath NWR: final botulism tally, dismal live bird counts

Given how little water the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge got this summer (more about why b...
 
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Abundant honkers create target-rich environments

By DAN SKALOS Canada geese have expanded exponentially throughout much of California. These residen...
 
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CANINE CORNER: Retrieving memories

by JOSHUA MILLER/SportDOG® Brand Saying this has been an interesting year would be a complete un...
 
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WATER: Drought imperils waterfowl at refuge

by JEFFREY A. VOLBERG, DIRECTOR OF WATER LAW AND POLICY (Originally published in the Fall 2020 issu...
 
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Advocacy: Sponsor Drops Camp Regulation Bill

Here’s how we’re fighting for wetlands, waterfowl and hunting. Presented by Federal Premium Ammunit...
 
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Fall Flight Forecast: I Hope You Like Uncertainty...

CALIFORNIA WATERFOWL REACHED OUT TO DOZENS OF WATERFOWL AND WETLANDS BIOLOGISTS TO GET A BEAD ON O...
 
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Botulism Outbreak at Klamath

According to USFWS staff, a current botulism outbreak at the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge...
 
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An unusual search mission, powered by CWA volunteers

California Waterfowl volunteers do a lot of amazing things, but sometimes the stuff we ask them to d...
 
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CANINE CORNER: Your best season ever

BY JOSH MILLER, SportDOG® Brand (Originally published in the Summer 2020 issue of California Waterfo...
 
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ADVOCACY: New regulations, anti-hunting bills

2020-21 waterfowl regulations set Legislature to hear anti-hunting bills Members asked to give fee...
 
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WATER: Lower Klamath Refuge left high and dry

BY JEFFREY A. VOLBERG, DIRECTOR OF WATER LAW AND POLICY (Originally published in the Summer 2020 is...
 
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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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HIP: Why that validation on your hunting license matters a LOT

A lot of things in life can be complicated. Like taxes and fuel-injected car engines. Fortunately f...
 
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New settlement will restrict water available to the Lower Klamath NWR

A new settlement will reduce water available to the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. But it a...
 
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Draw-a-Duck Contest! Deadline 4-10-20

March 25, 2020—California Waterfowl's education team normally visits classrooms to teach kids how to draw ducks, b...