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.
Conservationists in training
Youth Advisory Council members take to Manitoba’s wetlands and grasslands to gain firsthand knowledge from experts in the field.
Close encounters of the wild kind
Wildlife photographers share their most exciting outdoor experiences
Conservation at the sustainable table
When you cook, how often do you think about how sustainable your ingredients might be? This farm-to-table menu might surprise you.
William Shotyk and his farm are “in the zone” in the land of flowing water.
It’s sky-gazing season: Celebrate birding in canada
For those of us who spend our time looking at birds, fall’s arrival is met with unbridled enthusiasm.
Focused on the future
Breaking new ground to set the stage for successful conservation.
An ode to Odonata
Dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata) are amazing creatures. Not only are they beautiful but they are also engaging. That's why naturalist Rob Tymstra caught our Project Dragonfly bug. Literally.
Wetland mapping to support Indigenous-led conservation in northern B.C.
Indigenous-led conservation has been recognized as a vital part of Canada’s strategy to protect nature and achieve its biodiversity goals.
Gearing up for the big ride
Cyclists saddle up for conservation this summer.
Ontario landowners open the farm gate to welcome scientists
Researchers designed a study in rural sites on private land set in low-lying areas that receive surface water runoff from surrounding fields.
Nature Force: a new climate resilience initiative using natural infrastructure
Natural disaster resilience needs to be a focus for communities across Canada that involves actively restoring and managing natural areas.
Chillingly beautiful melt ponds
In winter, Hudson Bay is covered in thick sea ice. In spring, the ice slowly begins to melt, creating a patchwork of ice floes and melt ponds.
Shoring up the resilience of key habitats in B.C.’s Fraser River Estuary
Recent key research and investments support salmon, other wildlife and coastal flood protection on Canada’s West Coast
Easing the squeeze
A family’s donation of vital salt marsh habitat is critical to coastal conservation on the Acadian Peninsula
Partnerships move conservation forward in the boreal forest
New agreement with Weyerhaeuser is a framework for continued collaboration
Conservation needs to consider insects like the iconic dragonfly
Prominent Canadian entomologist encourages nature enthusiasts to take part in citizen science efforts.
Putting Canada’s wetlands on the map
Using maps for the purposes of conservation is not new, but how we create and use them has certainly changed.
The improbable world of Canada’s peatlands
They are as globally significant as rainforests, and function as critical carbon sinks for addressing our climate crisis.
Like most birds, ducks shed feathers. Duck flight feathers experience a lot use and must be in top condition for the next migratory journey.
Waterways of life
A large provincial investment is filling in habitat gaps with wetlands in rural, urban and small town watersheds.
The faces of sustainable food
The farmers who make up DUC's agricultural sustainability team are leaving their own mark on the Canadian landscape.
Migration: A perilous journey
We offer this practical guide to help concerned conservationists (like you) support migrating waterfowl every flap of the way.
Under the Wing
A mentored waterfowl hunt in B.C. helps a daughter understand, appreciate and embrace her father’s passion for conservation.
Heeding the call of the wild
DUC’s Outdoor Event Series empowers people to experience nature in new ways… and build support for conservation at the same time.