How our work impacts conservation across Canada.
Where we’re working on the ground from coast to coast.
We need your help to protect our water, wildlife, and wetlands. Here’s how you can make an impact.
The power of small wetlands for clean water
New DUC research quantifies the role of restored wetlands in capturing phosphorus in agricultural watersheds.
No one can put a price on nature, but we ignore its value at our peril
As costs of climate change climb, it’s time to recognize Canada’s wetlands for their economic worth.
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.
The Earth breathes
How in a post-COVID-19 world, we can “build back better” and what opportunities that brings to conservation.
Natural infrastructure for a climate-ready Ontario
How are wetlands are integrated into flood management in southern Ontario? What is needed for deeper integration of wetland conservation into flood-risk management?
Can the aggregate industry make space for biodiversity?
Space for wildlife may be found in unexpected places in southern Ontario
Campaigning for conservation
2019 federal election is an opportunity to let your voice speak for the future of wetlands in Canada
Quill Lakes water crisis receives international attention
U of S professor says Canada is failing to uphold its commitment to this Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.
Fighting green with green for Great Lakes water quality
Lake Erie’s long-threatened water quality gets fresh hope with collaborative wetland restoration project.
Manitoba’s Climate and Green Plan puts wetlands in the spotlight
New protection will deliver environmental and economic benefits for all Manitobans
Will Quebec’s new law to protect wetlands inspire other provinces?
In an act of political leadership and courage, the province of Quebec has given a degree of hope to all Canadians.
Making a mark at Queen’s Park
Ontario’s wetlands are conservation conversation starters for “duck people” at annual event
Quebec passes legislation to conserve wetlands and water
Province equipped with tools to become a national conservation leader
A common voice
New coalition of somewhat unlikely partners is moving the dial forward on wetland conservation in Ontario
Life after Bill 5
Focusing on bringing wetland conservation policy back to the table in Manitoba.
DUC’s lead policy influencer talks about work as a lobbyist
By informing decision-makers, Jim Brennan helps safeguard wetlands.
Waves of support for Great Lakes
Positive policy action for wetlands in Ontario’s most populous region
Vote for wetlands: make your voice heard
You can help put wetland conservation at the forefront during Saskatchewan's provincial election.
Manitoba announces Protected Areas Strategy
Boreal forest receives expanded protection
NWT residents link conservation to prosperity before heading to the polls
Poll shows that two thirds want at least half of the land and water protected.
Illegal drainage threatens iconic Big Grass Marsh in Manitoba
Troubling activities at the birthplace of wetland conservation underscores need for strong regulations.
Boreal leadership council
How the Boreal Forest Conservation Framework influenced sustainability in Quebec.
Proposed drainage regulations
New regulations focus on conserving wetlands and safeguarding the benefits they provide.