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Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes 

Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes 

Duo help develop wildly successful nature guides for their hometown.

Ken Ferris leaves lasting impression at Ducks Unlimited Canada

Ken Ferris leaves lasting impression at Ducks Unlimited Canada

One of DUC’s most renowned artists and tireless fundraisers is set to call it a career at the end of the year. Ken Ferris, DUC’s manager of volunteer and corporate fundraising for northern B.C., is retiring.

How Parker became a Wetland Hero

How Parker became a Wetland Hero

A shared journey led Parker to learn about wetlands in a pandemic summer

Father and son team up to clean up Ottawa Wetland Centre of Excellence

Father and son team up to clean up Ottawa Wetland Centre of Excellence

Oakbank teen earns Wetland Hero distinction with nest box project

Oakbank teen earns Wetland Hero distinction with nest box project

Helping nature with photography

Helping nature with photography

DUC volunteer and photographer Linda Leigh uses her images to help conservation

Honouring our volunteer community

Honouring our volunteer community

A message from DUC CEO Karla Guyn

For the love of community

For the love of community

Nova Scotia’s Amy Smith is a jack of all trades—a veteran event volunteer who’s seasoned at everything from chairing a committee to designing programs and selling raffle tickets at fundraisers across her home province.

Rooted in conservation

Rooted in conservation

Craig MacLaren named DUC’s volunteer of the year in P.E.I.

Forging relationships to forge ahead

Forging relationships to forge ahead

This was Cathy Gulka’s reaction when the Regina resident learned that she had been selected as Saskatchewan’s Volunteer of the Year.

Sharing lessons of conservation with the next generation

Sharing lessons of conservation with the next generation

Giving back to nature is part of Kevin Guenard’s DNA. The Calgary outdoorsman has spent the past 22 years volunteering with DUC to conserve Alberta’s precious wetlands—including those along the Sheep River Valley where Guenard first got hooked on the wild as a youngster.

Keeping conservation close to the heart

Keeping conservation close to the heart

Fastened to Paul-Emile Bélanger’s lapel is a pin in the shape of a duck head. For good reason, he wears it close to his heart. Not only is it a memento he personally designed and produced, it’s a symbol of his commitment to DUC’s wetland conservation mission.