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  • National

Nature and Technology: Connecting Students for Wetland Conservation

Students share stories and experiences through a national network Today, students and teachers from New Brunswick to British Columbia will talk wetlands and the actions they’re taking to conserve them. They’ll tell stories of constructing boardwalks, banding owls and ducks at night, wading through cold swamps in hip waders, building nest boxes, planting and restoring … Continued

November 23, 2016
  • British Columbia
  • National
  • Provincial

TimberWest Donates Entire Somenos Lakebed to Ducks Unlimited

Today, TimberWest and Ducks Unlimited Canada celebrate a momentous occasion for conservation on Vancouver Island with the announcement of TimberWest’s donation of the entire Somenos lakebed to Ducks Unlimited Canada. This generous donation will benefit the over 200 species of birds and waterfowl that call the area home. “Never has an entire lakebed been legally … Continued

November 9, 2016
  • Manitoba
  • Provincial

Enbridge supports Ducks Unlimited Canada education and conservation programs at Lizard Lake

Fifteen different classes of students from around the Lizard Lake area have been filled with the wonderment of nature thanks to support from Enbridge. Their sponsorship allowed the Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre to unite young people with the great outdoors. Today, all Lizard Lake supporters joined together for a project sign unveiling to celebrate … Continued

October 20, 2016
  • National

Fall Migration Week takes flight

Ducks Unlimited Canada celebrates with new CEO Karla Guyn

October 10, 2016
  • National

Karla Guyn named CEO for Ducks Unlimited Canada

Lifelong conservationist takes the helm of country’s leading wetland organization

October 3, 2016
  • Yukon & Northwest Territories

Ducks Unlimited Canada studies waterfowl’s preferred habitat designs

DUC and KPMA have engaged in a partnership to better understand waterfowl use of reclaimed wetlands. This research includes approximately 70 post-mined and reclaimed open water wetlands formed from the flooding of mining cuts and man-made ponds in and around the Indian River watershed in the Yukon.

September 16, 2016
  • Ontario
  • Provincial

Nature calls…in Kingston!

Free, family friendly Duck Day event nurtures love of the outdoors.

August 29, 2016
  • National

Putting our best paw forward for conservation

Ducks Unlimited Canada partners with TLC Pet Food to raise funds for conservation

August 16, 2016
  • National

On Eve of Bird Treaty Anniversary, High Tech Rewrites Story of Bird Migration

Innovations in technology reveal that many migratory birds fly farther and faster and take more varied routes than previously thought.  These findings reshape the conventional understanding of bird flyways—the notion that most birds migrate along four predictable corridors. According to a new report, they also reinforce the fact that billions of birds start their migration … Continued

August 8, 2016
  • National

New National Field Guide Helps Wetlands and Forest Roads Coexist Using a Modern Spin on Old Methods

Corduroy is back in fashion with foresters and conservationists who want new ways to conserve wetlands crossed by resource roads. The earliest days of Canada’s timber trade featured wetland crossings made of logs lined up in rows, which resembled corduroy fabric. Road building gradually became more permanent, sometimes affecting water flow in wetlands. Putting a … Continued

July 13, 2016
  • Manitoba
  • Provincial

RBC supports conservation work in Manitoba

Funding provides natural solution to Lake Winnipeg water quality issues

June 3, 2016
  • National

Wetlands, partnerships critical to keeping migratory birds part of our lives

New report shows habitat conservation is for the birds…and people

May 18, 2016