Prairie Pothole Region Archives — Ducks Unlimited Canada
Skip to main content

Prairie Pothole Region

Manitoba’s pothole wetlands teem with life, but they’re disappearing

Manitoba’s pothole wetlands teem with life, but they’re disappearing

Southwest Manitoba is home to prairie pothole wetlands, remarkable “biodiversity hotspots” that support a variety of life, from microorganisms to mighty moose.

Saving the breeding grounds of the piping plover

Saving the breeding grounds of the piping plover

The Junction Lake project, breeding grounds of the piping plover, is an excellent example of partners working together to conserve and restore habitats, not only in Alberta, but across Canada that benefit multiple species and promote biodiversity.

Where did the whooping cranes go?

Where did the whooping cranes go?

Whooping cranes weren’t always so elusive. Spring and fall once brought flocks of these massive white birds to the Canadian Prairies.

The Coca-Cola Foundation: helping balance water needs

The Coca-Cola Foundation: helping balance water needs

Revealing transformation: funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation helped restore this prairie wetland near Strathclair, Manitoba, to its full potential.

Fueling conservation through sustainable development

Fueling conservation through sustainable development

Pembina Pipeline Corporation makes a large conservation investment in Canada’s Prairies, helping to preserve important wetland and grassland habitat.

Computing for conservation

Computing for conservation

Super computers help researchers model the future impact of climate change on prairie wildlife habitat

Major investments in the Prairie Pothole Region

Major investments in the Prairie Pothole Region

Migratory Bird Treaty Act Funding protects key waterfowl breeding habitat.

A quiet corner

A quiet corner

Virden vet works with DUC to preserve wildlife habitat

Manitoba’s Climate and Green Plan puts wetlands in the spotlight

Manitoba’s Climate and Green Plan puts wetlands in the spotlight

New protection will deliver environmental and economic benefits for all Manitobans

Forever Young

Forever Young

Historic conservation easement keeps family’s land and legacy intact

Everything flows downstream

Everything flows downstream

Research projects will show what’s entering Prairie watersheds, and the role of nature in protecting water quality

Wrestler shows his other side

Wrestler shows his other side

Farmer by day, pro wrestler for fun and conservationist for life.