Content tagged with "Duck Creek CA"

Newly hatched tadpoles in palm of hand.

Spring Is In The Air ... And Water

The past several days feel like spring might actually show up and stay for a while. The warmer temperatures and rolling thunderstorms seem to indicate there might be a chance of May flowers after all.

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Evaluating plant growth

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Last week we went out into units A and B to see what plants were coming up so that we could start scratching out a game plan for this summer and fall. As we surveyed the area we encountered the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Depressions from Foraging Ducks

The Many Meanings of Muddy Water

What comes to mind when you hear “Muddy Water”?

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Aquatic plant, pickerel weed, being grown in a nursery


As the construction contract comes to a close, we’ve been assessing the habitat conditions and moving on to habitat management. In the months to come there will be many transitions.

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Duck Creek spillway repair

Tweaks to Unit A

The big changes have already occurred with the renovations to Unit A. This summer a couple tweaks, like the spillway repair in the left hand corner, will tie up loose ends.

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Submerged Snails near Arrowhead

Watching the Grass Grow, Really?

Some may think that there isn’t much to see in a wetland during the summer. With spring migration long since passed and several sultry months to go before the activity of fall migration begins, what is there to look at and enjoy in a wetland? It is a good question.

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Flooded Distribution Channel and Unit 18

Waterfowl Opener at Duck Creek, November 3rd

With the opener fast approaching, Duck Creek staff are busy getting all their ducks in a row so to speak...

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Duck Decoy Carving

Wetland Field Day: Thank you

Last weekend's 75th Anniversary/Wetland Field Day was very successful...

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