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  • Manitoba
  • Provincial

Giant Tiger and The North West Company announced as Premier Healthy Living Sponsors

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) partners, Giant Tiger Stores Limited and The North West Company have been named the Centre’s Premier Healthy Living Sponsors. This five year co-sponsorship will help DUC deliver and enhance the Centre’s programming and capacity to bridge the ever-widening gap between people, particularly youth, and the outdoors. Given each companies’ national focus … Continued

July 7, 2015
  • National

North America’s ducks need Canada

The 2015 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations report released by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) summarizes duck populations and habitats, as surveyed on both sides of the border in May and early June. Total populations were estimated at 49.5 million breeding ducks. This is the highest count … Continued

July 2, 2015
  • Provincial

Celebrate Duck Day at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

For more information contact Chelsea Murray at c_murray@ducks.ca, or check out the event on Ducks Unlimited Atlantic Canada’s Facebook page. Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. Learn … Continued

June 26, 2015
  • New Brunswick
  • Provincial

Celebrate Duck Day at the Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre

For more information contact the Fredericton office at 506-458-8848, or check out the event on Ducks Unlimited Atlantic Canada’s Facebook page. Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. … Continued

June 17, 2015
  • National
  • Saskatchewan

Jim Couch elected Ducks Unlimited Canada’s 42nd president

Couch was elected as Ducks Unlimited Canada’s (DUC) 42nd president yesterday at its national board of directors’ meeting in Saskatoon, Sask. He credits his rural roots and being surrounded by beautiful prairie landscapes for fostering his passion for wildlife, conservation and the environment. “To be part of an organization that contributes so much to our … Continued

June 15, 2015
  • British Columbia
  • Provincial

Mission’s wetlands bolstered by marsh donation

“We are extremely pleased to be the recipient of this valuable parcel of wetland habitat,” says Dan Buffett, DUC’s head of conservation on the coast. “Last year, we worked closely with Genstar to conserve the bulk of these wetlands for their value to waterfowl, wildlife and people. This new 3.5 ha gift ensures the final … Continued

  • Ontario
  • Provincial

Saving Great Lakes wetlands

On June 10th, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) announced an investment of almost $1 million dollars to restore seven local wetlands, including the St. Clair National Wildlife Area. Each of the projects benefitting from this investment were approaching, or had surpassed, the end of their normal operational lifespan. This investment enables DUC to repair and maintain … Continued

June 10, 2015
  • Ontario
  • Provincial

Peninsula Shores students bring wetland education to Wiarton

In between exploring the centre’s wetland and using dip nets to find and identify the critters found within it, the PSDS students spent time installing the ten distinctive interpretive signs – each one relaying valueable information that will help educate future visitors about the importance of wetlands and the many species that rely on them … Continued

June 9, 2015
  • National

Ducks Unlimited Canada partners with Street Capital Financial Corporation

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is partnering with Street Capital Financial Corporation to offer preferred mortgage program benefits to DUC supporters. Through this affinity partnership, DUC supporters will benefit from valuable savings, while helping contribute to important wetland conservation efforts. “We’re excited about this partnership with Street Capital Financial Corporation. Our supporters do so much to … Continued

June 4, 2015
  • New Brunswick
  • Provincial

DUC president named NBWF Sportsman of the Year

“I was totally surprised” says Dunfield. “For me, this is truly recognition of the conservation work DUC is out there doing.” According to NBWF life member Jim Marriner, the Sportsman of the Year award was created in the mid-1980s and recognizes dedication in the field to of wildlife conservation. The award has been given to … Continued

May 22, 2015
  • New Brunswick
  • Provincial

DUC dedicating Simonds High Wetland Centre of Excellence to the late Donald Biddington

Thanks to the generous support of Mr. Biddington—who was passionate about wildlife and nature and youth education—generations of Saint John students will have the opportunity to learn, through hands-on experience, about wetlands and the importance of environmental stewardship in communities. The dedication ceremony starts at 10 a.m. at Simonds High School in Saint John. We’ll … Continued

May 12, 2015
  • Ontario
  • Provincial

Kids, frogs and fun!

On Tuesday, May 12, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), Go Green Cricket & Sports Field and Toronto and Region Conservation joined together to help a group of Toronto students experience the natural world first-hand. With support from DUC’s ongoing education program sponsors Ontario Trillium Foundation, TD Friends of the Environment and State Farm® Youth Advisory Board, … Continued