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Finding hope with conservation

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

Bernard Filion: a conservation legend

Looking back at a storied career committed to Quebec’s wetlands.

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.

Citizen scientists get their start down on the farm

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

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 

Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes 

Duo help develop wildly successful nature guides for their hometown.

DUC’s Ontario offices migrate

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

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

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

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

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

How Parker became a Wetland Hero

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