Duck Creek CA Updates

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

Quick Hits

Sep 13, 2012

Similar to the recent NFL preseason, over the last few weeks at Duck Creek we’ve been disappointed by the lack of development in some situations, but pleasantly surprised by the glimmer of potential in others. Here are some quick hits of what’s going on...

Flooded slough with vegetation

Everyday Wildlife Encounters Remind Us How Far We've Come

Aug 31, 2012

Going for a wildlife walk? Don't forget to take your camera—and take a moment to reflect on our conservation success stories.

Wild Turkeys

Empty Nest

Aug 23, 2012

As the kids go back to school, your house may not be the only empty nest in the area. This summer’s drought conditions also had an impact on breeding wood ducks at Duck Creek Conservation Area.

Duck Creek Hunting Update: August 2012

Aug 10, 2012

Cooler temperatures may have you thinking about the upcoming fall hunting seasons. Here we give you an idea of how things are shaping up at Duck Creek CA.


Jul 27, 2012

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.

Aquatic plant, pickerel weed, being grown in a nursery

Scum of the Earth

Jul 10, 2012

So at the beginning of May I was checking on things out at Duck Creek and stumbled upon something I hadn’t encountered before…little green orbs or spheres scattered across the top of the ground.

Clusters of yellow-green algae

June 2012 Renovation Update

Jun 26, 2012

Over the last two weeks the contractors have continued to tie up loose ends on the job site.

Large Water Control Structure

Reporting on Last Spring's Historic Flood Event

Jun 05, 2012

While the contractors are busy making progress in Unit A, I thought I’d take a little bit of time to give a short report. Check out the video link to see what we found.

Aerial photo of flooding on Duck Creek CA's Pools 1,2 and 3

Heating Up At Duck Creek

May 24, 2012

Things are heating up at Duck Creek, and it isn’t just the temperatures.

Installing a water control structure

Underrated Journeymen

May 09, 2012
Semipalmated Plover