Small farm life is good for the soul
New small wetland at the Boothbys' Ontario farm brings wildlife and happiness.
National Soil Conservation Week: A conversation with Jill Owen
Conservation specialist shares her experience and love for the soil under our feet and how it plays a critical role in a sustainable food system.
Ontario News from Ducks Unlimited Canada
Stories and news about our Ontario community
New DUC research will help farmers save fertilizer costs
New DUC research will help farmers save fertilizer costs when growing high-yielding winter wheat.
A high-value waterfowl haven in Hastings County
Investing in conservation is also for the human spirit.
Enhanced wetland supports wildlife and water quality in Holland Marsh
Enhanced ecological services at restored wetland on the Holland Marsh landscape.
DUC delivers 40 conservation projects in Manitoba in 2021
DUC built 40 conservation projects in Manitoba in 2021, helping mitigate climate change and aid farmers hit by drought.
To conserve and protect
DUC's Alberta team reflects on a year of conservation progress.
Restoration renews Hillman Marsh on the shores of Lake Erie
Urgent restoration undertaken to protect the habitat at a treasured destination near Leamington, Ontario.
New habitat connects a waterway in high-growth Ajax area
Wetland habitat in Lower Duffins Creek supports watershed
Ducks love to nest in winter wheat
After almost 30 years of championing and working with farmers in Western Canada to sustainably grow winter wheat, DUC and its partners are launching a new ecolabel program called Habitat-Friendly Winter Wheat
Improvements complete on Thompson Creek in Grand River watershed
New restoration in Haldimand County by the Grand River
Manitoba landowner signs record conservation deal with DUC
Cattleman Sean Murphy is restoring 63 acres of wildlife habitat on his farm near Souris, Manitoba, in the biggest conservation agreement of its kind with Ducks Unlimited Canada.
Canada’s dairy farmers are advancing conservation actions
Ducks Unlimited Canada is now a proud partner of Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) and supports the group’s ongoing environmental efforts.
Manitoba farmer appreciates wetlands during prairie drought
With exceptionally little rainfall on Manitoba fields in the 2021 crop season, a farmer says the true value of retaining wetlands on farmland has become even more apparent.
DUC’s Revolving Land Conservation Program is on the mark
More than 1,700 acres; five projects. That’s how many acres and conservation projects under DUC’s Revolving Land Conservation program were put back in the hands of Alberta farmers and landowners this fall.
Wetland restoration and Alberta Wetland Policy benefit a farm family
For Leroy and Mary Feldberg, their wetland restoration project provides better control of spring flooding on their land, continued use of the land for grazing, increased wildlife habitat and financial compensation.
Down by the old fisher tracks
Ontario landowner Bill Kendall welcomes wildlife and human guests alike to the DUC wetland on his property. Some guests are more surprising than others.
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.
Miller’s Time at 148 Mile Marshes
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
Agriculture and conservation: food for thought
“Farm to table” products can be sustainable, when they come with a healthy side of conservation.