The Big Hatch

The Big Hatch

Ducks Unlimited Canada (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.

That time when a duck family took over the backyard pool

That time when a duck family took over the backyard pool

Just when the mid-summer weather sends the family out to the backyard pool, another family arrives hoping to duck in.

More wildlife expected at Aylmer WMA following wetland rebuild

More wildlife expected at Aylmer WMA following wetland rebuild

Retired WWII airfield undergoes a second habitat transformation to attract more migratory birds and bird-watchers.

Turning back the clock on muskie habitat

Turning back the clock on muskie habitat

Conservation projects that are helping ducks and fish in the Kawartha Lakes watershed.

Native Plant Solutions helps solve a sodding problem

Native Plant Solutions helps solve a sodding problem

Native Plant Solutions works with Qualico Communities to introduce native prairie grasses into developments...and then sets them on fire.

Cloudy with a chance of waterfowl

Cloudy with a chance of waterfowl

Radar technology informs the weather forecast…and plays an important role in conservation

Shell shock: Ontario’s turtle emergency

Shell shock: Ontario’s turtle emergency

Ontario’s eight turtle species are at risk. The population in the province took a heavy blow in 2017, but these reptiles can find refuge in Ducks Unlimited Canada projects.

Dragonflies and monarchs: a two-generation migration

Dragonflies and monarchs: a two-generation migration

In the world of dragonfly and butterfly migration, it takes two generations to complete a round-trip. Adults migrate south in the fall and their offspring return north in the spring.

Floodgates open for fish along St. Lawrence River

Floodgates open for fish along St. Lawrence River

This spring, migrating ducks made way for incoming fish on DUC wetland sites along the St. Lawrence River. But the fish didn’t want to be there.

Leave it to beavers

Leave it to beavers

Our complex relationship with nature’s wetland engineers

Evicted!

Evicted!

A DUC technologist finds an inventive way to manage muskrat damage at an historic Saskatchewan marsh.

Newly found invasive species may affect northern mammal populations

Newly found invasive species may affect northern mammal populations

Boreal research team identifies foreign threat in northern Alberta