Got ducks in your pool? Here’s what to do
If you have ducks in your pool, what’s most important is what you shouldn’t do. We’re here with a duck explainer to help.
Found a duck nest in Ontario?
Have you noticed a nest in the yard? Or maybe on your daily stroll? We’re here with a duck-nest explainer to help.
Seasonal ponds are life support for wildlife
Wetland habitats are the “neighbourhood” where ducks raise the next generation.
Watch inside a duck’s nest box
Watch and learn about the wood ducks and hooded mergansers using nest boxes installed by a DUC volunteer in New Brunswick—and see newly hatched ducklings!
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.
Ducks love to nest in winter wheat
After almost 30 years of championing and working with farmers in Western Canada to sustainably grow winter wheat, DUC and its partners are launching a new ecolabel program called Habitat-Friendly Winter Wheat
DUC names 160 acres for long-serving Manitoba conservationist
DUC has dedicated 160 acres of marsh and prairie grasses to conservationist Glenn Babee, who helped restore the land south of Riding Mountain National Park in the 1990s.
A duckling left behind
When a duckling hatches in the wrong nest, its journey to a life-sustaining wetland gets complicated.
Where are the ducks nesting along the Saint John River?
What a University of New Brunswick student’s research could tell us about waterfowl and nest-box stewardship in the lower Saint John River floodplain.
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.
2020 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey Cancelled
Long-term data will be used to bridge gap in 65-year monitoring effort
A passion for science and waterfowl
At DUC, our work focuses on science-based solutions. We are fortunate to draw some of the best and brightest in the field of conservation.
Where cattle and ducks find a home on the range
The Hanceville Cattle Co. and DUC take the road less travelled in their commitment to conservation and agriculture in the Chilcotin.
Waterfowl at your service: how ducks and geese help our environment
How our ducks and geese deliver a lot of benefits to our environment and to us.
Oak Hammock Marsh nest cam gives intimate look at Canada goose and her nest
A special web cam monitors the progress of a Canada goose and her mate, who chose the rooftop of DUC's national offices at Oak Hammock Marsh for their nest.
The secrets to successful dating, written by and for North America’s drakes
Printable infographics featuring the strange courtship displays of North American ducks
Wood duck brings birders together
Saskatchewan photographer inspires other birders with avian imagery. Learn more about Hanna, and her love of wood ducks and photography.
The impressive courtship maneuvers of drakes
Whether it’s through whistling, head bobbing or blowing bubbles, each species has a unique – and captivating – set of courtship maneuvers. Here are five of the impressive lengths some drakes will go to get the girl.
The fight to conserve our wetlands
Wetlands are a biological resource akin to rainforests and coral reefs. They are an epicentre of life that cannot be replicated. Where wetlands suffer, so too does the immense biodiversity they support.
So, Pete, how was your holiday?
DUC volunteer Pete Gilboe joined the goose banding program at Akimiski Island this past summer.
How Duck Flight Works
Migrating ducks can best be appreciated while in flight. We break down the marvels of mechanics, structure and aerodynamics that make their long journeys possible (along with habitat).
Celebrating 30 years of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act
Celebrating the success of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through the eyes of a longtime DUC employee.
Canada duck stamp sales help fund conservation
As the Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp celebrates 35 years, we recognize the projects funded and the people—hunters and others—who support it.