Reconnecting with the outdoors
Volunteering with DUC provides Alex Resvick a sense of peace and connections to family and friends.
Make time for charitable causes close to your heart
To all the incredible DUC volunteers across the country, know that you are a true testament to the good that happens when people work together toward a common purpose. Never underestimate the impact of your actions.
Honouring an old friend with new commitments to conservation
Rob Harmon is keeping the fun in fundraising in Frontenac County and has been named Ontario's Volunteer of the Year.
At home in the outdoors
Angèle Scott's strong personal connection to wetland conservation coupled with her outstanding volunteer service earned her the title of DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Nova Scotia.
Volunteer leadership that’s on the mark
Roger Giddings is as down to earth as they come. The sharpshooting, lifelong conservationist from Charlottetown has been volunteering with DUC for 12 years.
All in for conservation
A volunteer from Wabush, a small community in the western tip of Labrador, Luke Parsons believes wetland conservation is more than just a worthy cause—it’s a way of life.
Thirty years and counting: Putting community service and conservation first
Ed Christie is a staple in DUC's Harvey chapter and a well-known, long-serving community volunteer
Lessons in conservation: Making wetland field trips a family affair
DUC volunteer Sean Hoegy is imparting important lessons in conservation within the hearts and minds of the next generation.
A nature lover dedicated to conservation
Michel Renaud’s love of wildlife and passion for being outdoors inspired him to volunteer with DUC.
Little goes a long way: B.C. Marshkeeper makes his mark
In recognition of Craig Little’s outstanding volunteer service, leadership and passion for conservation, he was named DUC’s National Volunteer of the Year.
Conservation that’s all in the family
Teamwork, camaraderie and a sense of purpose are the driving force behind Charlene Seabrook's volunteer efforts with DUC.
A 40-year commitment to wetlands, waterfowl and future generations
When it comes to dedicated volunteers, Alberta's Frank Lockhart stands out in a crowd.
Ontario News from Ducks Unlimited Canada
Stories and news about our Ontario community
Breaking news: Discovery of the world’s oldest duck uncovers amazing story of conservation
Just in time to celebrate our anniversary, we’re reporting from the scene where an 84-year-old mallard has returned to Canada’s wetlands.
Fort McMurray class named Wetland Heroes after successful fundraiser
DUC is proud to recognize the Grade 6 class from St. Martha Catholic School in Fort McMurray, Alberta as our newest Wetland Heroes. Their fundraiser helped raise $2,000 for wetland conservation.
Heeding the call of the wild
DUC’s Outdoor Event Series empowers people to experience nature in new ways… and build support for conservation at the same time.
Chilliwack Middle School students clean up Hope Slough
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.
DUC’s Top 10 Fundraising Ideas
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?”
A salute to DUC volunteers
During National Volunteer Week, DUC CEO Karla Guyn salutes all the dedicated people who are serving their communities.
Sacha Haineault is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Quebec
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 is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Alberta
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.
Luke Parsons is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Newfoundland & Labrador
DUC volunteer Luke Parsons started a local chapter in Labrador West to connect with others who share his passion for the outdoors.
Kyle Waczko is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Manitoba
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 named DUC’s National Volunteer of the Year
Jodie Wenman came to DUC for the friendship and stayed for the waterfowl. Sixteen years later, her passion for conservation is stronger than ever.