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.
Prairie Pothole Region
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
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?
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
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
Pembina Pipeline Corporation makes a large conservation investment in Canada’s Prairies, helping to preserve important wetland and grassland habitat.
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
Migratory Bird Treaty Act Funding protects key waterfowl breeding habitat.
A quiet corner
Virden vet works with DUC to preserve wildlife habitat
Manitoba’s Climate and Green Plan puts wetlands in the spotlight
New protection will deliver environmental and economic benefits for all Manitobans
Historic conservation easement keeps family’s land and legacy intact
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
Farmer by day, pro wrestler for fun and conservationist for life.
The science of summer
For a crack team of DUC researchers, summer means time on the waters of Delta Marsh, gathering intelligence on what makes the iconic wetland tick.
Enemy at the gates
Delta Marsh will play host to fewer invasive carp this spring and summer following necessary repairs
Life after Bill 5
Focusing on bringing wetland conservation policy back to the table in Manitoba.
Cattle farmers protect land in Allan Hills
Lamb family commits to record breaking conservation agreement in Saskatchewan