Duck Creek CA Updates

Follow our blog posts for quarterly updates on Duck Creek CA renovation construction activities.

Spotlight on Summer Work

Apr 17, 2015

This is an exciting time for the Duck Creek renovation...

Scope of Summer Dirt Work

Spring Cleaning In Preparation for Summer Work

Apr 09, 2015

We are rolling up our sleeves and getting ready for more work on the area this summer. Similar to previous renovation construction, we are connecting smaller pieces of habitat and incorporating them within larger blocks of the area when possible. That means taking down some old levees, wiping out neglected fence lines, and filling in unnecessary ditches.

Recent Clearing Work

All Buffed Up and Ready For Spring

Mar 27, 2015

Although we may still have a few cold spells here and there, the warmer weather has been a welcome change and ushered folks outdoors...

Bufflehead drakes show off their contrasting black and white plumage during thei

Thank You! Yes, You!

Feb 27, 2015

You may not think of it every day, but odds are if you come across this article you are a conservationist. And for that, I want to say...

Hooded Merganser Band Returns

Sneak Peak at Greenbrier

Jan 23, 2015

Last fall concrete water control structures were being poured and tractors hauling dirt-pans created intermittent sloughs and gradual islands of higher ground in three fields at the Greenbrier Unit of Duck Creek.

Map of New Flooded Basins

Collateral Conservation

Jan 07, 2015

During the last several months of 2014 many managed wetland areas like Duck Creek in the North and Middle Zones in Missouri have been a hotbed of activity...

American Goldfinch’s Winter Plumage

Journeys of a Commoner

Dec 23, 2014

Mallards are abundant and have a wide distribution across the continent and are quite a common duck. Lucky for us, concentrations of these waterfowl primarily occur in the Mississippi Flyway both on the breeding and wintering grounds so they fly through Missouri on their way to and from twice a year.

Photo of male mallard in flight

Whole Foods

Nov 19, 2014

I always enjoy seeing what is happening in the marsh. Whether it is while you’re picking up decoys or tromping back through the muck to the truck, you never know what you may see.

Duck foods under decoys

To Dine As A Duck

Nov 13, 2014

Getting out into the duck marsh or the deer woods this time of year allows for extra time to sit and think...

Mallard Bill

2014 Middle Zone Opener at Duck Creek

Oct 29, 2014

Here are a few quick updates for the Middle Zone opener at Duck Creek this weekend on November 1st.