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Make a tax-deductible donation today! We'll send you some great gifts
Let’s keep this simple! It’s the end of the year and your LAST CHANCE to make a tax-deductible donation for 2019. We have six AWESOME OFFERS where you can help us protect hunting and conservation into 2020 (our 75th anniversary, by the way) and we can send you some great merchandise.

In 2019, California Waterfowl did more than any other organization to protect your way of life. As we move into our 75th year, help us protect it for 75 more!

If you have questions, need help with your donation or would like to send a check, call us at 916-648-1406. You can talk to a real person!
Winter issue of California Waterfowl in mailboxes now
The Winter issue of California Waterfowl will soon be landing in members’ mailboxes, and we’ve got some great stories for our readers, including:

And a whole bunch more!

Not a member? If you join now by clicking here (and we’ve got a sweet offer right now – sign up and get a free Banded arc welded dry bag!), then email Editor Holly Heyser at, she’ll mail you a copy of this issue.
CWA's 2020 75th Anniversary Gun-a-Week Drawing
Help us celebrate 75 years of inspiring conservation AND get a chance at winning a gun PER WEEK in 2020!

How, you ask? By purchasing our limited edition 2020 75th Anniversary BIG Gun Drawing calendar! Only 1,000 will be printed so get yours NOW!

The winner will be drawn using the California Lottery Daily 3 Wednesday evening draw.

Call 916-648-1406 to order a calendar TODAY or click here for a downloadable PDF order form.
Lower Klamath Update
Once again, there's some mixed news coming from the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. There's an opening to change how much water gets to the refuge, encouraging bird counts and a message from U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa.

Click here for the complete update.
January Hunt Program deadline approaching FAST!
January is right around the corner. This is our LAST waterfowl draw for the regular season! Don't miss these opportunities to hunt on some of the most exclusive private clubs in the country!

The deadline to apply for all January regular season hunts is December 21.

Don't miss our first-come, first-served rice hunts which are live NOW! No waiting, no draw!

Click here  for more information and to apply.
Double Bling
It was his first time hunting Grizzly Ranch. It was her first time duck hunting. What happened next will blow your mind.

You won't want to miss the rest of this incredible story, so click here.
LAST CHANCE! Renew your CWA membership - get a Banded dry bag!
Sign up or renew your CWA membership today and we'll send you a Banded arc welded dry bag FREE! Sign up for two years and we'll send you TWO BAGS!

Already a member? Sign up a friend or extend your membership. Click here to get your FREE dry bag(s).

Hurry! Our supply of these bags, one of our most popular items, is RUNNING OUT!
2020 BOW Multi-Course Workshop
Our 2020 BOW Multi-Course Workshop dates are SET! Learn a variety of outdoor skills April 10-12 at beautiful Wonder Valley Ranch Resort & Conference Center, located just east of Fresno. Registration covers three days and two nights of indoor lodging, seven fabulous meals, two evening programs and entertainment, raffles, merchandise, instruction, equipment, supplies and more!

Click here for more information and to get registered TODAY!
Fish vs. Fowl: Plan to increase Yolo Bypass flooding will reduce hunting opportunity
One of California Waterfowl’s greatest challenges is defending the state’s remaining wetlands. Unfortunately, there is a new plan that will increase flooding in the Yolo Bypass and reduce hunter opportunity.

Jeff Volberg, CWA’s Director of Water Law and Policy, analyses this new plan and its impact on waterfowl and waterfowl hunting at both private duck clubs and the intensively used Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area.

Click here for the complete story, informative links and maps.
Support conservation - Buy an extra duck stamp!
If you're reading this newsletter, chances are you already have a Federal Duck Stamp, but have you considered buying an extra stamp this year? Ninety-eight percent of the purchase price goes directly to help acquire and protect wetland habitat and purchase conservation easements for the National Wildlife Refuge System. And having an extra one in your wallet might just save someone's day. Also, when you buy your stamp from CWA, you support our incredible conservation efforts and hunting programs.
Featured event
Start the new year out right at our 33rd annual Willows Dinner on Jan. 4 at the St. Monica Parish Hall. No tickets will be sold at the door so get your tickets here.
Click here to start your holiday shopping!
California Waterfowl is a 501c3 organization whose mission is to grow California’s waterfowl populations, wetlands and hunter-conservationist communities.

Our vision is a California with thriving waterfowl populations, vibrant wetland ecosystems and respected hunting communities.
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