• 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
  • Alberta
  • National

Conservation Champion: Edmonton man named DUC Volunteer of the Year

Moser was crowned by fellow DUC volunteers and supporters through an online vote earlier this month. Hailing from Edmonton, Alta., Moser was chosen from nine other top-notch nominees from across the country. “I would have been plenty happy just to be an Albertan representing our province, but winning of course, is the ultimate. I know … Continued

April 12, 2016
  • National

Don’t miss the greatest show on Earth

Celebrate Spring Migration Week as Canada’s land and skies come alive

April 11, 2016
  • National

Keeping Canada a water paradise

On World Water Day remember that clean water starts with healthy wetlands Wetlands trap and hold sediment and pollutants before they reach our lakes, rivers and streams. They are one of the most important ecosystems in the world, absorbing toxins and nutrients at very high rates. When wetlands are drained or destroyed, nutrients like nitrogen … Continued

March 22, 2016
  • National

Clean water starts with healthy wetlands

Tomorrow, as we mark World Water Day, remember that clean water starts with healthy wetlands. These marshes, swamps and bogs remove pollutants and harmful nutrients before they enter our lakes and rivers. They trap sediment and reduce the effects of erosion, floods and droughts. “Imagine if pollution prevented your children from running to the tap … Continued

March 21, 2016
  • National

Canadian artists help paint a positive future for conservation

“I support DUC because they conserve the landscapes and wildlife that inspire me to paint,” says Tennant, who has been critically acclaimed for his wildlife art for more than two decades. “Their National Art Portfolio is great exposure for artists and provides great fundraising for conservation. It’s a perfect pairing.” Tennant’s art is part of … Continued

February 24, 2016
  • Ontario
  • Provincial

Great Lakes come with great responsibility

Canada and the United States commit to clean up Lake Erie’s eerie waters

  • National

Stepping out of the shadow – make way for wetlands on Groundhog Day

Marshes, not marmots, are the best environmental forecasters

February 2, 2016
  • Ontario
  • Provincial

Managing our forests with water quality in mind

Best management practices focus of new partnership between DUC and Tembec

January 29, 2016