Latest NEWS at the Complex

Local girl scouts donate owl boxes

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, 2019 - The 2019 winners of the CA Junior Duck Stamp Contest are announced. View the press release (pdf), learn more about the program
  • 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
  • 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