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DUC Manitoba recognizes women in science
Saluting dedication of female staff in applying science-based solutions to the challenges of climate change and sustainable agriculture.
Fort McMurray class named Wetland Heroes after successful fundraiser
DUC is proud to recognize the Grade 6 class from St. Martha Catholic School in Fort McMurray, Alberta as our newest Wetland Heroes. Their fundraiser helped raise $2,000 for wetland 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.
The Poppy and Stocky at 100 years
As Canadians proudly pin bright red poppies to their lapels, the annual November tradition holds special meaning for us this year—as a country and as conservationists.
Finding hope with conservation
DUC staff, volunteers and supporters have intuitively known the value of hope “with its sleeves rolled up” since 1938. It is a fundamental reason why we’ve been able to make a difference on the conservation landscape.
Bernard Filion: a conservation legend
Looking back at a storied career committed to Quebec’s wetlands.
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.
Citizen scientists get their start down on the farm
Mack and Sybil Zibin’s nature-loving legacy continues to inspire family today.
Dr. Frank Baldwin’s commitments to waterfowl and wildlife recognized
Wildlife management area renamed in honour of Manitoba conservationist.
Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes
Duo help develop wildly successful nature guides for their hometown.
DUC’s Ontario offices migrate
We say goodbye to Barrie and Kingston offices and hello to a new way of working.
Meet Alberta’s new manager of provincial operations
Introducing Thorsten Hebben, DUC's new provincial manager of operations in Alberta.
Bright young star raises funds for wetland conservation
Wetland Hero Sadie is inspired to raise money for wetland conservation
Saskatchewan farm family’s deep roots anchor conservation ethic
This four-generation farm sits at the confluence of three major migration flyways. Here, potential waterfowl densities for all species combined are estimated at 51-60 pairs per square mile.
Conserving habitat with a history
For Ron Houck, nature is an important part of his farm’s history—and it’s worth saving. Habitat he’s protected with the help of DUC benefits more than 50 species of birds and other animals.
How Parker became a Wetland Hero
A shared journey led Parker to learn about wetlands in a pandemic summer
The power of relationships
Donor’s spirit of giving lives on through her conservation legacy.
Flocking to nature
What does the growing interest in live-off-the-land DIY mean for conservation?
Ride to the Lake 2020
Now in its fourth year, the Canada Life Ride to the Lake has been referred to as “an adventure of a lifetime” by previous riders.
Saskatchewan conservation easement natural step in land legacy journey
A couple from opposite coasts unites in appreciation of a special prairie place and protects it for the future
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
How in a post-COVID-19 world, we can “build back better” and what opportunities that brings to conservation.
Bid and win with our online auction and 50/50 raffles
And while it’s still too early to meet in person to support conservation, you can now get back to the fun and excitement of bidding on your favourite DUC-branded event merchandise.