Wood duck brings birders together

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

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

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?

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

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 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

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.

Celebrating conservation greats

Celebrating conservation greats

DUC’s North American Waterfowl Conservation Honour Roll inducts new members

Duck populations down slightly but remain above long-term average

Duck populations down slightly but remain above long-term average

The Big Hatch

The Big Hatch

DUC conserves, restores and manages wetlands with a big waterfowl hatch in mind. If the habitat is available and the conditions are right, the payoff is undeniably adorable.

Seasonal ponds are life support for wildlife

Seasonal ponds are life support for wildlife

Wetland habitats are the “neighbourhood” where ducks raise the next generation.

Migrating to Mexico’s mangroves

Migrating to Mexico’s mangroves

Up to 20 per cent of North America’s waterfowl migrate to overwinter in Mexico. But the wetlands they depend on there are threatened. That’s why committed conservationists are working tirelessly on their behalf, to protect these unique habitats.