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Why I belong to DUC (and so do you)

Why I belong to DUC (and so do you)

Lauren Bortolotti is a DUC research scientist. Here, she shares her personal conservation journey and how she found where she belonged: with us.

The Earth breathes

The Earth breathes

How in a post-COVID-19 world, we can “build back better” and what opportunities that brings to conservation.

Agriculture and conservation: food for thought

Agriculture and conservation: food for thought

“Farm to table” products can be sustainable, when they come with a healthy side of conservation.

Waterfowl at your service: how ducks and geese help our environment

Waterfowl at your service: how ducks and geese help our environment

How our ducks and geese deliver a lot of benefits to our environment and to us.

How Duck Flight Works

How Duck Flight Works

Migrating ducks can best be appreciated while in flight. We break down the marvels of mechanics, structure and aerodynamics that make their long journeys possible (along with habitat).

Songbird Banding at Oak Hammock Marsh

Songbird Banding at Oak Hammock Marsh

A songbird banding station outside of Ducks Unlimited Canada’s national offices in Manitoba nets a fraction of the thousands of birds that rely on the surrounding wetland every spring and fall.

The Coca-Cola Foundation: helping balance water needs

The Coca-Cola Foundation: helping balance water needs

Revealing transformation: funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation helped restore this prairie wetland near Strathclair, Manitoba, to its full potential.

Fueling conservation through sustainable development

Fueling conservation through sustainable development

Pembina Pipeline Corporation makes a large conservation investment in Canada’s Prairies, helping to preserve important wetland and grassland habitat.

Courting nature at Frank Lake, Alberta

Courting nature at Frank Lake, Alberta

Videographer Brian Keating gets front-row seat to elaborate avian choreography

The Woodstock Model of Urban Wetland Restoration

The Woodstock Model of Urban Wetland Restoration

Years of planning and partnership among Stewardship Oxford, DUC, the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority, Oxford County and the City of Woodstock are paying out in the only green that really matters.