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Mentoring conservation-minded professionals

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.

The honour of my lifetime

The honour of my lifetime

Mitch Weegman is named the DUC Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation at USask. The Endowed Chair is the first of its kind in Canada.

Chilliwack Middle School students clean up Hope Slough

Chilliwack Middle School students clean up Hope Slough

DUC is proud to recognize the Grade 6 class from Chilliwack Middle School as their newest Wetland Heroes. The class cleaned up Hope Slough, a local wetland overrun with litter.

Virtual field trips bring nature to the classroom

Virtual field trips bring nature to the classroom

No longer limited by geography, DUC's education team is introducing students across the Atlantic provinces—and across Canada—to wetlands.

Meet the winners of the Wetland Centres of Excellence case study competition 

Meet the winners of the Wetland Centres of Excellence case study competition 

Proposed solution to sea-level rise in Atlantic Canada helps team clinch top honours.

Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes 

Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes 

Duo help develop wildly successful nature guides for their hometown.

Young Hilliardton Marsh volunteer named Wetland Hero 

Young Hilliardton Marsh volunteer named Wetland Hero 

Lucy Harrison's volunteer work at Hilliardton Marsh in Ontario and her advocacy for the natural world has earned her reognition as a DUC Wetland Hero. 

Bright young star raises funds for wetland conservation

Bright young star raises funds for wetland conservation

Wetland Hero Sadie is inspired to raise money for wetland conservation

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.

How Parker became a Wetland Hero

How Parker became a Wetland Hero

A shared journey led Parker to learn about wetlands in a pandemic summer

Father and son team up to clean up Ottawa Wetland Centre of Excellence

Father and son team up to clean up Ottawa Wetland Centre of Excellence

Oakbank teen earns Wetland Hero distinction with nest box project

Oakbank teen earns Wetland Hero distinction with nest box project