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.

International Canvasback Award migrates to Canada

International Canvasback Award migrates to Canada

2017 recipient Bruce Batt recognized for his significant contributions to the North American waterfowl conservation community

2018 waterfowl survey estimates populations of 41.2 million

2018 waterfowl survey estimates populations of 41.2 million

Conserving Canadian habitat remains critical to North American waterfowl

Avoiding “feather-benders”

Avoiding “feather-benders”

One strategy birds use to evade collisions.

Ducks from a distance: helpful hints for identification in the wild

Ducks from a distance: helpful hints for identification in the wild

Tips from waterfowl experts on overcoming identification challenges for the 20+ species of ducks that live in North America.