Building a community of lake-lovers in Saskatchewan
Calling Lakes champion Aura Lee MacPherson sees value in a decade of community connection.
Indigenous knowledge will move the needle on biodiversity gains in Canada
Indigenous-led conservation braids traditional knowledge with science and technology to create environments where species can thrive.
New field guide identifies wetland plants important to indigenous peoples
We're so proud to have worked with Cecelia Brooks and Wabanaki Tree Spirit Tours and Events on this local beautiful field guide.
Wetland mapping to support Indigenous-led conservation in northern B.C.
Indigenous-led conservation has been recognized as a vital part of Canada’s strategy to protect nature and achieve its biodiversity goals.
Connecting Cowessess and Lake Winnipeg: Good stewards make great neighbours
Cowessess First Nation and DUC are partnering on a wetland restoration project to reduce the nutrient loading that’s making Lake Winnipeg sick.
Wild rice harvest along the Wolastoq
Re-establishing an ancient tradition connects community and conservation.
Concept Design: Keeyask Generation Project Wetland Development
Our Native Plant Solutions (NPS) helped develop wetland compensation designs to offset some of the wetland habitat that will be lost or altered by the construction of the new Keeyask Generating Station in Manitoba.
Keeping tidal forces at bay
We've partnered with the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq to monitor our salt marsh restoration at Wallace Bay in Nova Scotia, a project that will help combat coastal erosion, provide habitat for fish and hopefully lead to a resurgence of sweetgrass, a common salt marsh plant, and one that’s particularly important to the Mi’kmaq.
Connecting for the future of Edéhzhíe
Building relationships with partners is the key to conservation progress in the Northwest Territories
Bridging the language gap
We help bridge language gaps by working with Oceans North Canada and the Inuvialuit Game Council to develop a water bird identification guide for residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. Together, they work with the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre on the translation and editing of the guide from English into three dialects spoken in the area.
Finding common ground
Blending science with traditional knowledge to map 77 million acres of wetlands, for the future for northern communities…and conservation.
Where the water flows
The Dene community of Délı̨nę, in the Northwest Territories, is a model for Indigenous-led conservation. We supported Délı̨nę’s successful bid for a UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve Designation. And we provided the community with an online mapping application to support them in their land-use management.