DUC is proud to recognize the Grade 6 class from Chilliwack Middle School as their newest Wetland Heroes. The class cleaned up Hope Slough, a local wetland overrun with litter.
With in-person events cancelled since March 15, 2020 and likely for the foreseeable future, DUC’s volunteers have been asking us: “What can we do?”
During National Volunteer Week, DUC CEO Karla Guyn salutes all the dedicated people who are serving their communities.
As a firefighter, teacher, student and committed citizen, Sacha Haineault is a jack of all trades. However, when it comes to sharing his time with DUC, he does not count his hours.
Quinn Beck’s passion for the environment, for wetlands and for habitat runs deep and visceral. It’s genetic, pulsing through him down the years.
DUC volunteer Luke Parsons started a local chapter in Labrador West to connect with others who share his passion for the outdoors.
After returning to his rural roots and starting a family, Kyle Waczko was inspired to do what he could for the future of the environment. Volunteering with DUC was a natural fit.
Jodie Wenman came to DUC for the friendship and stayed for the waterfowl. Sixteen years later, her passion for conservation is stronger than ever.
What started as a small group looking to form a DUC chapter in Kamloops has blossomed into 37 years of dedication to conservation and unequivocal friendships for Glenn Dreger.
A self-described “outdoorsy” person, Angèle Scott has always felt an attachment to nature. So, when her family members first asked her to join DUC as a volunteer, it was an easy fit.
An avid hunter and outdoorsman, nothing makes David O’Connor happier than helping others discover a passion for nature.
For Vivian Kierstead, volunteering with DUC is a family affair. Vivian and her husband Bill began volunteering with the Kent County chapter 31 years ago, and have passed on their passion to their two daughters.