Meet the winners of the 2022 Wetland Centres of Excellence case study competition
Zoë Timberlake, Yuvika Patel and Sydney West from the Luther Marsh Wetland Centre of Excellence in Mount Forest, Ont. won DUC’s 2022 case study competition.
Small farm life is good for the soul
New small wetland at the Boothbys' Ontario farm brings wildlife and happiness.
Focus on biodiversity in Ontario
We’re working all the angles to support biodiversity in Ontario communities.
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.
The power of small wetlands for clean water
New DUC research quantifies the role of restored wetlands in capturing phosphorus in agricultural watersheds.
DUC’s European Water Chestnut Eradication Program in Ontario
Control and monitoring disrupt the seed cycle in Eastern Lake Ontario and the Rideau River.
DUC’s phragmites mitigation program in Ontario
Co-ordinated action to protect ecosystem health.
Invasive cattail removal on the Fraser River Delta is a cut above
Promising signs from Invasive species cattail management experiment underway at Frenchies Island in the Fraser River Delta of B.C.
Chasing phragmites: The race we have to win
Racing to protect healthy wetland habitats for native plants and animals.
Fort McMurray class named Wetland Heroes after successful fundraiser
DUC is proud to recognize the Grade 6 class from St. Martha Catholic School in Fort McMurray, Alberta as our newest Wetland Heroes. Their fundraiser helped raise $2,000 for wetland conservation.
What’s happening to Canada’s vanishing wetlands?
It’s time to take ownership of the multi-billion-dollar asset in our backyard—wetlands—before it’s too late.
COP26 shines a spotlight on boreal peatlands
International community calls on DUC’s conservation expertise to explain why boreal wetlands are key to mitigating climate change.
Connecting Cowessess and Lake Winnipeg: Good stewards make great neighbours
Cowessess First Nation and DUC are partnering on a wetland restoration project to reduce the nutrient loading that’s making Lake Winnipeg sick.
One million acres conserved in Ontario
We invite you to celebrate this million-acre milestone by putting on your boots and jacket and taking a stroll in nature.
Alberta’s Wetland Replacement Program
The program provides funding for wetland restoration projects and is designed to help mitigate wetland loss throughout the province.
Introducing the Alberta Wetland Classification Field Guide
The release of a new made-for-Alberta field guide is equipping residents with practical resources about wetland habitats in their backyard.
A unique land donation: The Arnold project
DUC works with private landowner to restore and conserve critical ecosystems on their donation of land in Alberta.
Five major ways duck habitat is helping you
In the 80-plus years since our first wetland project was established, science has shown the wetlands we first saved for ducks are helping people in really important ways!
148 Mile Marshes help fight climate change in B.C.’s Cariboo region
As climate change intensifies weather patterns, the 148 Mile Marshes are becoming even more valuable for their critical role in providing water for ranchers and farmers.
A high-value waterfowl haven in Hastings County
Investing in conservation is also for the human spirit.
Top three ways you can help save some of Canada’s most important habitat
As our environment changes, wetlands have our back—as long as we don’t turn our backs on them.
Enhanced wetland supports wildlife and water quality in Holland Marsh
Enhanced ecological services at restored wetland on the Holland Marsh landscape.
DUC delivers 40 conservation projects in Manitoba in 2021
DUC built 40 conservation projects in Manitoba in 2021, helping mitigate climate change and aid farmers hit by drought.
No one can put a price on nature, but we ignore its value at our peril
As costs of climate change climb, it’s time to recognize Canada’s wetlands for their economic worth.