This annual event, which takes place in the heart of the Pacific Flyway, features a wide variety of field trips, workshops, and special activities for people of all ages. There are two events, a reception Friday night and then the all day festival on Saturday.
Duck Days Reception
Friday, February 19, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Davis Arts Center (directions)
California Duck Days officially begins with a free welcome reception featuring an outstanding wildlife art exhibit by high school students of Yolo County, and a display of California Junior Duck Stamp winners. In addition, there will be a raffle, food, and entertainment. The reception is free and open to the public.
Duck Days Festival
Saturday, February 20, 2016
9 A.M. – 4 P.M. (Field trips start as early as 7 A.M.)
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters (directions)
California Duck Days, the annual Northern California wetlands and wildlife festival!
Enjoy field trips such as “Local Owling”, “Yolo County Birding Hotspots”, and “Canoe Trip at Lake Solano.”
Workshops such as waterfowl identification, wood duck box building, and duck calling for kids are held throughout the day. One of the most popular events at Duck Days is the kids’ fishing activity. Children may fish for trout in the demonstration wetlands and then have their fish cleaned and packed to take home.
The Duck Days Exhibit Hall will have interactive displays from local environmental organizations and will feature the crowd-pleasing Mallard ducklings, as well as live raptors, and activities for kids.
|– Bureau of Reclamation
– Burrowing Owl Preservation Society
– Cache Creek Conservancy
– CA Native Plant Society
– CA Raptor Center
– CA Waterfowl Association
– Central Valley Joint Venture
– City of Davis
– Cosumnes River Preserve
– Effie Yeaw Nature Center and American River Natural History Association
|– Explorit Science Center
– Flyfishers of Davis
– Friends of Stone Lakes NWR
– Haagen Dazs Honey Bee Haven
– Norcal Bats
– Pacific Flyway Decoy Association
– Powerhouse Science Center
– Putah Creek Council
– Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex
– Wild Campus
– Yolo Audubon
– Yolo Basin Foundation