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.
Cutting-edge climate data reveal the nature of change in tomorrow’s landscapes
DUC researchers collaborate on landscape-level climate questions for wetlands
Stalking “energy powerballs” in Canada’s changing boreal zone
Research in the boreal forest helps us understand ducks and the predators they have to avoid.
COP26 shines a spotlight on boreal peatlands
International community calls on DUC’s conservation expertise to explain why boreal wetlands are key to mitigating climate change.
Conservation in Canada’s boreal forest
Karla Guyn appointed board chair of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Mentoring conservation-minded professionals
Introducing young people to careers in conservation and encouraging them to pursue their passions related to the natural world are critical to the future.
Canada’s boreal forest has many regions that share a common truth
For the health of our environment and for our enjoyment of nature, maintaining biodiversity in wetlands across the boreal forest of Canada is crucial.
Peel Watershed regional land use plan to be managed by government of Yukon and First Nations
Traditional Knowledge and Science Meet in 77 Million Acre Map Project
Together with the Treaty 8 Tribal Corporation and regional communities, we develop a comprehensive, 77-million-acre map of wetlands in the Akaitcho region of the Northwest Territories. This map is a critical source of ecological and cultural information to support the land-use planning process of the Akaitcho region. It also supports the Łutsël K’e Dene First Nation in their leadership to establish Thaidene Nëné IPCA.
Connecting for the future of Edéhzhíe
Building relationships with partners is the key to conservation progress in the Northwest Territories
Canadians want more conservation
New poll shows overwhelming support for protecting wildlife, habitat and the environment.
High flying research
Aerial surveys today could influence what Canada's boreal forest looks like in the future
Finding common ground
Blending science with traditional knowledge to map 77 million acres of wetlands, for the future for northern communities…and conservation.
Bird’s eye view of the boreal
From his helicopter vantage point, a wetland surveyor captures rare glimpses of boreal forest landscapes in their many beautiful, and vital, forms.
Born in the boreal
Up to five billion birds can be found in the boreal forest each year after breeding season
Plumbing the depths of Canada’s peatlands – one of the world’s largest carbon sinks
Study to help quantify how the boreal helps fight climate change
Each spring, researcher Ryan Connon travels from suburban Ontario to a secluded region in N.W.T. to better understand how climate change will impact northern hydrology, including wetlands.
Technology is for the birds
Report shows how technological advances track migration and help protect the future of bird species.
Back roads of the boreal
A new guide will help industry build better, wetland friendly roads in Canada’s northern forest
Wildlife Biologist Balances Boreal Forest Conservation and Development
Chris Smith seeks a healthy environment and economy that help Canadian woodlands—and their people—thrive.
New data and migration maps help northern communities address waterfowl conservation concerns.
Managing forests that conserve wetlands and water quality
Partnership with Tembec advances forestry and conservation practices
Right people, right place, right time
First BMP workshop of its kind in Canada’s working boreal forest.
Wetlands and Sustainable Livelihoods
World Wetlands Day focuses on people working in harmony with nature
Reinventing corduroy roads
Rediscovering an old practice to help conserve boreal wetlands.