How our work impacts conservation across Canada.
Where we’re working on the ground from coast to coast.
We need your help to protect our water, wildlife, and wetlands. Here’s how you can make an impact.
Five Small Ducks You Can See in Winter
Not all ducks leave the country when cold weather comes to Canada’s forests, rivers, lakes and wetlands
Conservation agreement satisfies Manitoba farm family in many ways
Financial compensation and conserving natural areas compelled Dale and Linda O'Greysik to sign a conservation agreement with DUC.
Stalking “energy powerballs” in Canada’s changing boreal zone
Research in the boreal forest helps us understand ducks and the predators they have to avoid.
Manitoba land donation steeped in history
Land homesteaded by a man who came to Manitoba in 1870 with the province’s first police force is being permanently conserved by the current owners and DUC.
On the trail of canvasback ducks in Manitoba
Scientist continues a 50+ year tradition of canvasback surveys on their breeding grounds.
Quiet marshes keep flightless waterfowl safe in summer
Ever wonder where the ducks go in summer? A DUC waterfowl expert explains why these birds hide out during a period called moulting.
That time when a duck family took over the backyard pool
Backyard pools occasionally attract a family of flightless fluffballs. We're here to help with some pro tips.
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? Here’s what to do
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 get ready for the ducklings to hatch!
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