In retirement, an Albertan conservationist finds meaningful work in wetlands
Students from two Alberta school divisions learn the joy of critter dipping and the importance of wetlands
Researchers are studying how pollinators and other beneficial insects use wetland habitats
We got your back Fort Mac
Government of Alberta invests in economic and environmental sustainability by supporting conservation and restoration with DUC.
Thirty six years and counting. That’s how long Chuck Moser has been volunteering with Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) to help conserve wetlands and other natural areas. His long service and unwavering passion have earned him the prestigious title of DUC’s National Volunteer of the Year. Moser was crowned by…
Protecting Alberta wetlands through restoration and DUC's Revolving Land Program
“In all my lifetime memories, enjoying the sights and sounds of the marshland on our farm on a warm summer evening is something I will never forget. That is a connection to nature that I hope all Canadians would be able to experience,” says Chuck Moser, DUC’s national Volunteer…
Urban classes discover wetlands at Calgary's Bow Habitat Station
Through this program, DUC purchases land, restores its wetlands and grasslands and then makes it available to buyers on the real estate market with a conservation easement on the title.
If wetlands have been drained or altered on your land, we can help you bring them back to life.
Legal tools to help you protect the habitat on your land
Building awareness and credibility of winter wheat as a highly productive crop option for western Canadian farmers.
The restored area remains under the management of the landowner and can be hayed or grazed but not drained, altered or tilled during the term of the agreement. Landowners receive compensation from DUC for this restriction which could be used by farmers to support new land purchases. The lease program is a very good fit for cattle producers who have drained wetlands on grazing lands.
Turning back the clock on drained Alberta wetlands
Mentors are as much a part of waterfowling memories as decoys, blinds and birds.
Oak Hammock Marsh, Man. – As part of National Volunteer Week celebrations (April 12-18), Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is pleased to announce the winner of its first ever Volunteer of the Year Award. Alana Gibson from Didsbury, Alberta was chosen from ten finalists in an online vote held earlier…
Oak Hammock Marsh, Man. – Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) will receive more than $11.6 million in grant funds to launch more wetland conservation and restoration work that will help reduce the impact of flooding and drought in Alberta. The funding comes from the Government of Alberta’s Watershed Resiliency and…
Camrose, Alta. – Just when cattle producers, ranchers and landowners are finalizing their pasture and cropping decisions, the launch of this year’s forage incentive program offered by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and Crop Production Services (CPS) Canada promises to give producers an edge when balancing production costs with best…