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Newly found invasive species may affect northern mammal populations

Boreal research team identifies foreign threat in northern Alberta

March 31, 2017
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Newly found invasive species may affect northern mammal populations

We should be ashamed. We know that you know that this is a ridiculous April Fool’s story. If any of our scientists are observing sasquatch, migoi, yeti or any other hominids in Canada’s boreal forest, we will revoke their science licenses. Instead, our scientists are hard at work researching existing species and habitat all across … Continued

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Invasive species on the loose in Newfoundland

DUC staff and volunteers work to stop purple loosestrife from invading Corner Brook Marsh.

September 2, 2016
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Lower water levels help drive out invasive species

Two important B.C. wetlands are restored through conservation partnerships

June 21, 2016
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Fishing for data at Delta Marsh

Rescue Our Wetlands contest winner gets caught up in the research with DUC’s science team

August 11, 2017
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Fewer feathers at East Marsh

Eradicating invasive parrot's feather from a BC wetland

August 9, 2017
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Floodgates open for fish along St. Lawrence River

This spring, migrating ducks made way for incoming fish on DUC wetland sites along the St. Lawrence River. But the fish didn’t want to be there.

July 6, 2017
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DUC Podcast

Listen as we explore issues, ideas and research about wetlands in Canada. Wetlands are some of the most bio-diverse habitats in the country. Wetlands are vital to the health of a wide variety of mammals, birds, amphibians reptiles plants—and, of course human beings. We’re interviewing research experts and frontline workers from Ducks Unlimited Canada in … Continued

June 1, 2017
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Don your cape (and waders) and #RescueOurWetlands

Social media contest invites Canadians to share why wetlands matter for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Delta Marsh, Manitoba.

April 10, 2017
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Don your cape (and waders) and #RescueOurWetlands

Win an all-expenses paid trip to Manitoba’s historic Delta Marsh this summer, where you’ll spend three days as part of a DUC research team

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2016 Accomplishments from DUC’s conservation community

1. Wetlands Waterfowl and other wildlife live, feed and breed in wetlands, but humans also depend on them for improved water quality, flood protection, erosion reduction and greenhouse gas reduction. With your help, DUC is bringing wetland restoration to new urban frontiers: cities are adopting wetlands as natural infrastructure for stormwater retention and naturalized golf … Continued

January 5, 2017
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Water conservation

August 16, 2016