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Reporter Sports es a>. 2o0+ champions ~>,~/';.A~ ..., L r~ ~ + School tennis team won the Feather River League title after defeat- 54-51 in a playoff. Pictured is senior Torrey Hood, Quincy's top-seed- vP. rehabilitator ~ountain lion California and Game zen brought that they in his back- incident is placed at ne World, receive the and will be about the COnserving Mlife habitat. taken to y, May With many wild animals giv- ing birth in the spring, DFG wildlife veterinarians often see the results of wild animals, especially juveniles, taken from the wild. Well-inten- tioned people sometimes take animals from the wild if they perceive them to be orphaned. Others are not so well- inten- tioned and attempt to take wildlife to keep as pets, only to learn that they are more than they can handle. In either case, it is illegal to remove wild ani- mals from the wild and in almost every case is detrimen- tal to the animal. Citizens wishing to report TME formerly BLACK BeAl h ++ Studio New waterfowl delivery project, which ulti mately will service approxi- mately 2,000 acres. It will receive $50,000 in Duck Stamp funding. Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area will support the engineering and design of a delivery ditch to service 300 wetland acres. The funds--S25,000 Duck Stamp, $25,000 MARSH--are not sufficient to complete the necessary construction. ttowever, funds remaining after engineering will be used as match to attract other monies for actual construc- tion. A separate Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area project will con- struct a head wall around two submersible pumps that pro- vide water to 1,150 acres. It will receive $75,000 Duck Stamp funding and $75,000 MARSH funding Humboldt State University Waterfowl Endowment pro posed by the California Waterfowl Association recom- mends that $100,000 per :,,ear for up to three years be matched from other contribu- tOTS to create an endowment of $1 million. Revenue from this endo~ ment -$100,000 Duck Stamp, $10,000 MARSH-- would be used to support an associate professor of water- fowl and wetland ecology and waterfowl research. Mallard Breeding Ecology is a proposal from Ducks Unlimited that would fund the first year of a three-year study to identify pre-nesting habitat use, the proportion of hens that actually nest and their success, and other nesting parameters of mallards in California. The study, funded with $50,000 Duck Stamp funds and $55,000 MARSH funds, will also collect data important to the development of population models to be used in the Adaptive Harvest Management of western mal- lards. Ongoing California projects include: California Duck Banding-- California Waterfowl Association: $25,000 California Duck Surveys .... California Waterfowl Association: $30,000 California Waterfowl Habitat Program--year six of 10: $] 00,000 Kern Waterfowl Habitat Program -year two of 10: $20,000 The California Fish and Game Commission has approved fundin~ for 10 new waterfowl habitat and resource evaluation projects in the state o~er the next fiscal year with money from the State Duck Stamp and Ducks Unlimited's Matching Aid to Restore State ttabitat