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
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
Oakbank teen earns Wetland Hero distinction with nest box project
Maidstone, Sask. students earn Wetland Hero designation
High school students recognized after movie night fundraiser raises donations and awareness for conservation in the community
‘Tis the season of giving back. Kids triple their fundraising goal in the sweetest of ways.
“They wanted to know how to help.” New Brunswick students earn ‘Wetland Heroes’ designation after holiday donation exceeds expectations.
Thank you, Canada. You’ve made 2019 a year for conservation.
Asking the scientists
Enquiring minds want to know … about wetlands. Students involved in Ducks Unlimited Canada’s Wetland Centres of Excellence posed their future-forward questions to our scientists. Their questions — and answers — may just inspire us all to take conservation action.
Reed Ranch School named as a DUC Wetland Hero
A small school in Olds, Alberta reaches a big conservation milestone.
DUC and BMO Financial Group team-up to invest in Canadian youth
Youth across Canada are discovering their passion for wetland conservation at Wetland Centres of Excellence, thanks to DUC and BMO.
Outdoor classrooms unlock the wonders of wetlands
School field trips connect Alberta youngsters to nature.
For the birds…and the kids
DUC announces Cargill as its new national education sponsor
Students take action against climate change
A new competition through DUC’s Wetland Centres of Excellence program challenges students to create sustainability projects for their schools and communities.
Taking a chance on technology in the classroom
Students at Fredericton High School take collecting water samples to new heights
Learning to hunt
Mentored hunt program focuses on skills, respect and understanding
Out of the classroom, into the Manitoba marsh
Lizard Lake wetland enhancement offers greater wetland education and conservation opportunities
Educating young conservationists
The Ducks Unlimited Greenwing program helped shape a flock of conservationists in Canada. That flock has taken wing and education staff are now connecting with youth in new ways.
What happens when your classroom is a wetland?
Rivers Collegiate Wetland Learning Centre of Excellence offers students an engaging and transformative experience
Parks and education
Teaming up to transform the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park into a premier destination for outdoor learning
Out of the concrete jungle and into nature
Hands-on learning in Toronto’s natural oasis connects urban students with wetlands and environmental stewardship
Learning in the rain
Students share their experiences from a wet and wild field trip near Weyburn, Sask.
Five-day event reaches more than 700 youth
Students from two Alberta school divisions learn the joy of critter dipping and the importance of wetlands