Guardians of the Grasslands
This online, educational grazing simulation aims to teach students about the ecosystem services that are provided by raising cattle on grasslands including wildlife habitat, biodiversity and carbon sequestration, increasing their understanding of the benefits of beef production.
Introduction to Grassland Ecosystems
The Introduction to Grassland Ecosystems explores what makes our grasslands special: how they came to be, how they’re managed, what unique species live there, how they support pollinators and how they work overtime to help us fight climate change.
Grasslands Resource Pack
Explore one of Canada’s most important and threatened ecosystems using our collection of grasslands resources When you think of the world’s most endangered ecosystems, what comes to mind? At a quarter of their original size, Canada’s grasslands make the top of the list. And yet, they are one of…
Sustainable Agriculture to the Rescue
After exploring grasslands and the history of agriculture, let’s look to the future and how we can produce food sustainably for a growing population.
A History of Agriculture in Canada
Do your students know where their food comes from? Learn about how food was grown, farmed and changed in A History of Agriculture in Canada.
Advocacy takes flight at Saskatoon school
Wetland Centre of Excellence students inspire concern for birds and wetlands through art.
Youth join the vanguard to stop invasive species in Canada
Meet students who monitor and protect their local wetlands when they go to school.
Marsh World: An introduction to wetland plants and animals
Meet Ella Cattrysse, winner of the 2022 Wetland Centre of Excellence Scholarship
A journey from being the “shy kid” to class leader
First phase of mapping the Lower St. Lawrence Wetlands is now complete
La première phase du projet de cartographie détaillée des milieux humides du Bas Saint-Laurent est maintenant achevée.
Meet Kylie Holmstrom, Winner of the 2021 Wetland Centre of Excellence Scholarship
Meet Nathan Zeinstra, Winner of the 2021 Wetland Centre of Excellence Scholarship
Meet Joyce Ji, Winner of the 2021 Wetland Centre of Excellence Scholarship
Virtual field trips bring nature to the classroom
No longer limited by geography, DUC's education team is introducing students across the Atlantic provinces—and across Canada—to wetlands.
Wetlands: A Powerful Carbon Sink
Wetlands: A Powerful Carbon Sink is a short animated video that explains how wetlands absorb and store carbon.
Climate Change Resource Pack
Educate and empower students with our collection of resources on wetlands and climate change.
Take Action on Climate Change
Grade Level: Grade 7 and up Take Action on Climate Change presents students with actions they can take at home, in their school, and in their community. Supporting students to take action helps build student leadership. When students take action, it encourages other around them…
The Climate Change Conundrum
My Hobby, Our Climate
Grade Level: Grade 9 and up My Hobby, Our Climate is designed to help students make the connection between climate change and their personal lives. In this activity, students will meet five Canadian teenagers with hobbies that are being affected by climate change. After hearing the teenagers’ concerns, students…
Wetlands to the Rescue
Grade Level: Grade 9 and up Wetlands to the Rescue! combines extensive research on how wetlands play a role in mitigating climate change, while also making…
Wetlands to the Rescue! Summary Sheet
Grade Level: Grade 9 and up This sheet summarizes all the ways that wetlands help lessen the impacts of climate change. It corresponds with Wetlands to the Rescue! PowerPoint. Your students will learn how wetlands provide water during droughts, store and slow water during floods, protect coastal regions from…
Young Hilliardton Marsh volunteer named Wetland Hero
Lucy Harrison's work at Hilliardton Marsh and her advocacy for the natural world earned her recognition as a DUC Wetland Hero
Wetlands: where learning comes to life
Wetlands don’t just nurture ducks. They foster young minds, too. Here’s how we’re helping up-and-coming conservationists earn their wings … and fly.
Local Family Helps Conserve Natural Wetlands
DUC acquires 320 acres of unspoiled natural wetlands on the southeastern shore of Babine Lake, thanks to the generosity of the Andersen family.