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Check out the latest News Releases from Sacramento NWR Complex. 

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  • 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
  •  January 14, 2016 - News release (pdf, 28 MB) announcing a draft environmental assessment (EA) and compatibility determination (CD) for a right of way easement on the Sacramento River NWR. Copies are available below or by contacting the Refuge. Public comments should be submitted by February 13, 2016 by email to: with subject indication EA and CD for right of way easement on Capay Unit; faxed to 530-934-7814; or mailed to Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex, 752 County Road 99W, Willows, CA 95988. Draft EA (pdf, 392 MB), Draft Compatibility Determination (pdf, 308 MB).
  • December 14, 2015 - Sutter NWR opens for waterfowl hunting. Press release (pdf)
  • December 3, 2015 - Weekend programs announced, Press release (30 KB, pdf), link to events
  • October 30, 2015 - Visitor Center open daily and new free pass for 4th graders, Press Release (30 KB, pdf)
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Last Updated: Apr 04, 2016
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