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A duckling left behind

A duckling left behind

When a duckling hatches in the wrong nest, its journey to a life-sustaining wetland gets complicated.

Watch inside a duck’s nest box

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!

Where are the ducks nesting along the Saint John River?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.