Summer student gets in deep with Ontario wetland research
Sara Abate had the opportunity to conduct her field work and learn under the guidance of DUC's research scientists.
Building a community of lake-lovers in Saskatchewan
Calling Lakes champion Aura Lee MacPherson sees value in a decade of community connection.
From teaching to farming – one couple’s journey toward sustainable agriculture
The owners of Rustaret Farm in P.E.I. practise what they teach for the benefit of livestock, biodiversity and the environment.
Tools for wetland classification: research contributes to major win in Manitoba wetland conservation
Research contributes to major win in Manitoba wetland conservation
The future is here
We asked 10 of our friends to help us envision the future for 10 facets of conservation in Canada.
How do peatlands impact wildfires?
Wetland ecosystems found throughout Canada’s boreal region can help mitigate the impacts of wildfire.
Atocas Bay: A gift of nature that’s for the birds and more
The Atocas Bay project highlights the benefits of restored wetlands and how agricultural stewardship can sustain both farming and wildlife.
That’s a wrap! Minimax Express tractor trailer spreading DUC conservation message in Ontario and Quebec
A partnership between DUC and Minimax Express is spreading the message of conservation across Ontario and Quebec via a specially wrapped tractor-trailer.
Advocacy takes flight at Saskatoon school
Wetland Centre of Excellence students inspire concern for birds and wetlands through art.
Drain cam turned “snake cam” protects species at risk at Big Creek NWA
When it comes to protecting endangered species, DUC’s conservation teams believe “above and beyond” is the only way to go.
Work with nature, urges Manitoba farmer
Farmers from Rossburn say a DUC conservation agreement helps achieve their land management goals and increases biodiversity.
Rising from the ashes: Waterhen Marsh
Community has rallied around DUC restored wetland for 85 years, and counting.
Putting artificial intelligence to work identifying invasive species
DUC pilot project with AI firm saiwa helps maximize field time in battling European water chestnut, an invasive species affecting Ontario's waterways.
Canadian farms produce more than food
The land used to grow and raise our food also stores carbon, provides biodiversity habitat, filters our water and helps mitigate the impacts of climate change like flooding and drought.
Cutting-edge climate data reveal the nature of change in tomorrow’s landscapes
DUC researchers collaborate on landscape-level climate questions for wetlands
Restoring wetlands will jumpstart nature’s great comeback
Wetlands are a biological resource akin to rainforests and coral reefs and, as powerful carbon sinks, are one of the greatest tools in the fight against climate change. Having more of them, healthy and functioning, on the landscape will do more for our wildlife and wild places than you can imagine.
“Wetland Cities” like Sackville are a model for the future
“Wetland Cities” like Sackville are now a model for the future, proving that these valuable ecosystems have a place within urban settings.
Sackville, New Brunswick: North America’s first Wetland City
Sackville and its beloved urban wetlands earn prestigious environmental award from the Convention on Wetlands.
Domaine de la Sagamité: an urban oasis in Quebec
DUC joins forces with City of Quebec to provide 300,000 residents with clean drinking water.
Changing the tides on biodiversity loss: We need to look beyond the numbers and beyond our borders.
Infrastructure improvements for the Cooper Marsh Conservation Area
Ongoing investments in infrastructure upgrades are critical to maintaining Ontario’s wetlands.
The Ramsar Convention
The Ramsar Convention allows for important wetlands to be designated Ramsar sites, which affords them additional recognition. We have helped conserve 22 of Canada’s 37 Ramsar sites.
DUC honours Manitoba conservation leader with land dedication
DUC dedicated 160 acres of marsh and grasslands to commemorate Rick Andrews' years of service
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.