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  • British Columbia
  • Provincial

TimberWest Forest Corporation donates $25,000 to Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society for a viewing tower over Somenos Lake

November 7, 2016 saw TimberWest Forest Corp. donate the 94.5 hectare Somenos lakebed to Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC).  They continued their work for conservation and community commitment throughout the year with their Identity: Art as Life event, a $100,000.00 donation to the new North Island Hospital, a $150,000 donation to the BC Forest Discovery Centre … Continued

November 24, 2017
  • Manitoba
  • Provincial

Premier Pallister puts Manitoba wetlands at the heart of Climate and Green Plan

New protection will deliver environmental benefits for all Manitobans

October 27, 2017
  • National

DUC and the Akaitcho Treaty 8 Tribal Council undertake an impressive conservation effort in the boreal forest

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Akaitcho Treaty 8 Tribal Council have undertaken one of the largest, most innovative projects of its kind in Canadian history. Together, they’re mapping 77 million acres (31 million hectares) of boreal wetlands in Akaitcho Néné, NWT. Located on the eastern half of Great Slave Lake and extending beyond the … Continued

September 26, 2017
  • Alberta
  • Provincial

New course to help Realtors® open doors for wetland conservation

Call them sloughs, bogs, marshes or ponds. If you’re a realtor in Alberta, you’ll be calling these wetlands a prime opportunity to increase revenue flow after taking a new course funded by the Alberta Real Estate Foundation (AREF). The new one-day course, Marketing Opportunities through Conservation Incentive Programs, is offered free-of-charge to Realtors® in partnership … Continued

September 11, 2017
  • British Columbia
  • Provincial

New Tide and Local Partnership Restores Delkatla Slough’s Upper Marsh

The Village of Masset will see a much needed transformation in the upper marsh portion of Delkatla Slough as a result of an important partnering of local First Nations, local contractors, the Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Centre, the Village of Masset, the Province of British Columbia, and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). 

August 21, 2017
  • Ontario
  • Provincial

New commitment for some of Ontario’s most important ecosystems

Ducks Unlimited Canada announces new partnership with Ontario government to conserve and restore wetlands

July 20, 2017
  • Ontario
  • Provincial

When the Big Storms Hit, Wetlands Reduce the Cost of Flood Damages

New research in Ontario shows that wetlands, when maintained in their natural state, reduce flood damage costs by up to 38 per cent.

July 12, 2017
  • National

Corporate responsibility meets conservation leadership

Coca-Cola Foundation gives half a million dollars for wetland conservation

July 11, 2017
  • National

Ducks Unlimited Canada supports National EFP Summit this November

As the only ENGO currently sitting on the National Environmental Farm Plan (NEFP) steering committee, DUC reinforces the fact that agriculture and the environment can be pragmatic partners on the Canadian landscape

June 29, 2017
  • National

David Blom elected Ducks Unlimited Canada’s 43rd president

Calgary conservationist set to head up country’s leading wetland conservation organization

June 26, 2017
  • Provincial
  • Québec

Quebec passes legislation to conserve wetlands and water

Province equipped with tools to become a national conservation leader

June 19, 2017
  • National

Canadian wetland education network wins national honours

Ducks Unlimited Canada’s Wetland Centres of Excellence garner EECOM awards

May 23, 2017