How our work impacts conservation across Canada.
Where we’re working on the ground from coast to coast.
We need your help to protect our water, wildlife, and wetlands. Here’s how you can make an impact.
DUC’s Revolving Land Conservation Program is on the mark
More than 1,700 acres; five projects. That’s how many acres and conservation projects under DUC’s Revolving Land Conservation program were put back in the hands of Alberta farmers and landowners this fall.
Conserving habitat with a history
For Ron Houck, nature is an important part of his farm’s history—and it’s worth saving. Habitat he’s protected with the help of DUC benefits more than 50 species of birds and other animals.
Miller’s Time at 148 Mile Marshes
Where cattle and ducks find a home on the range
The Hanceville Cattle Co. and DUC take the road less travelled in their commitment to conservation and agriculture in the Chilcotin.
Manitoba Prairie Wetland Classification Guide
The Manitoba Prairie Wetland Classification Guide is designed to help landowners classify their wetlands when submitting a Water Rights application for legal drainage or other water management activities on their property.
Conservation programs in Alberta needed now more than ever
There will be more wetlands and habitat acres restored in Alberta as Ducks Unlimited Canada continues to deliver its conservation programs with landowners this spring.
Wood Duck Nest Boxes
Guidance for nest box volunteers in Ontario.
Marginal Areas Program
Farm less. Make more. The new Marginal Areas Program increases your profits while farming fewer acres. It provides a financial incentive to seed those hard-to-access/poorly producing areas to perennial forages.
Peel Watershed regional land use plan to be managed by government of Yukon and First Nations
How much can wetlands help reduce summer algae outbreaks?
New research seeks to better understand the role of wetlands in restoring water quality
Where bobolinks flit among the cattails
Forty years is just the beginning for a restored wetland in Middlesex County.
Helping with your purchases of Proven Seed forage varieties from Nutrien by underwriting a significant portion of your seed costs.
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.
Saskatchewan Hay and Grazing Tenders
As a unique opportunity for local producers, DUC makes land available for haying and/or grazing with annual tenders. Tenders close at noon on July 12th, 2019.
Alberta Hay and Graze Tender Program
As a unique opportunity for Alberta producers, DUC makes land available for haying and/or grazing with annual tenders.
Quebec regional plans for wetland conservation
Currently available in French only
Interactive map systems detail Canadian wetlands inventory, wildlife data and more.
Revolving Land Conservation Program
Through this program, DUC purchases land, restores its wetlands and grasslands and then makes it available to buyers on the real estate market with a conservation easement on the title.
If wetlands have been drained or altered on your land, we can help you bring them back to life.
Legal tools to help you protect the habitat on your land
Winter Wheat Extension
Building awareness and credibility of winter wheat as a highly productive crop option for western Canadian farmers.
Crop Cover Program
Incentives for winter cover crops of grasses, legumes or grains.
DUC grazing clubs bring farmers together to learn from other farmers and industry experts on ways to increase profitability and sustainability.