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New training ground for aspiring scientists

New training ground for aspiring scientists

Dr. Mitch Weegman has been named the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation. His position is the first of its kind in the country.

British Columbia estuary ranking improves with technology

British Columbia estuary ranking improves with technology

The Pacific Estuary Conservation Program Estuary Ranking Report in B.C. offers insights into where conservation is most needed in the province.

Saving The Fraser River Estuary: A Priority

Saving The Fraser River Estuary: A Priority

A new paper by 23 prominent B.C. conservation specialists lays out the Priority Threat Management plan to save one of the most important ecosystems on Canada's West Coast .

Focus on Water

Focus on Water

Science is helping us better understand the role of small wetlands in water quality

Mallards and measurement

Mallards and measurement

DUC leads the way in using science and research to measure our wetland conservation impacts.

My Eureka moment

My Eureka moment

Ducks Unlimited Canada conservation scientists reflect on the experiences that inspired them to turn a passion for waterfowl and wetlands into their life’s work.

2020 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey Cancelled

2020 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey Cancelled

Long-term data will be used to bridge gap in 65-year monitoring effort

Building Nature: Habitat Restoration and Compensation

Building Nature: Habitat Restoration and Compensation

A science-based approach to establishing ecosystems.

Coastal Marsh Conservation

Coastal Marsh Conservation

Irving Oil contributes to groundbreaking research on Bay of Fundy salt-marsh restoration.

The power of small wetlands for clean water

The power of small wetlands for clean water

New research quantifies the role of restored wetlands in capturing phosphorus in agricultural watersheds

Natural infrastructure for a climate-ready Ontario

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?

So, Pete, how was your holiday?

So, Pete, how was your holiday?

DUC volunteer Pete Gilboe joined the goose banding program at Akimiski Island this past summer.