Latest NEWS at the Complex

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Check out the latest News Releases from Sacramento NWR Complex. 

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More news articles and updates can be found on the USFWS regional website.

  • March 30, 2018 - The 2018 winners of the CA Junior Duck Stamp Contest are announced. View the press release (pdf), learn more about the program. More winners' names will be posted Monday on the JDS page.
  • March 8, 2018 - Sacramento River NWR opens additional acres to public use. View the press release (pdf) and view the map here.
  • March 31, 2017 - Winners for the CA Junior Duck Stamp Contest are announced. View the press release (pdf), and learn more about the program.
  •  April 1, 2016 - Winners for the CA Junior Duck Stamp Contest are announced. View the press release (pdf) and learn more about the program.
  • March 29, 2016 - More opportunities at the La Barranca Unit of the Sacramento River NWR. View press release (pdf).
  •  March 25, 2016 - Opportunity for the public to review the final NEPA documents for the Right of Way Permit for construction and maintenance of the training dike for the Hamilton City "J-levee" Project. The following documents are in pdf format: news release, EA for Hamilton City RoW, and Capay RoW FONSI