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Wetlands: where learning comes to life

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.

Explore your inner wild

Explore your inner wild

For explorer and photographer Dax Justin, getting outside and reconnecting to the vitality of nature and our ecosystem is the only way to live.

Mallards and measurement

Mallards and measurement

DUC leads the way in using science and research to measure our wetland conservation impacts.

The power of relationships

The power of relationships

Donor’s spirit of giving lives on through her conservation legacy.

Flocking to nature

Flocking to nature

What does the growing interest in live-off-the-land DIY mean for conservation?

My Eureka moment

My Eureka moment

Ducks Unlimited Canada conservation scientists reflect on the experiences that inspired them to turn a passion for waterfowl and wetlands into their life’s work.

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.