New federal funding will shore up Ducks Unlimited Canada’s conservation efforts in the Fraser River Estuary
$5-million investment will advance innovative solutions to build the resilience of key estuary marsh habitats for salmon and coastal flood protection
Little goes a long way: B.C. Marshkeeper makes his mark
In recognition of Craig Little’s outstanding volunteer service, leadership and passion for conservation, he was named DUC’s National Volunteer of the Year.
Ducks Unlimited Canada releases comprehensive report to guide future restoration efforts in the Fraser River Estuary
Over the past 40 years, more than 100 tidal marsh restoration projects have been constructed in the Fraser River Estuary to mitigate the loss of habitats.
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.
Ducks Unlimited Canada responds to B.C. Budget 2022
Building a better, climate-resilient province will require ongoing investments in wetlands.
Ducks Unlimited Canada to help shape the future of healthy watersheds in B.C.
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.
Hooked on making a difference
Tosh Sutherland has been part of the DUC salmon monitoring crew working in the South Arm Marshes Wildlife Management Area.
Chilliwack Middle School students clean up Hope Slough
DUC is proud to recognize the Grade 6 class from Chilliwack Middle School as their newest Wetland Heroes. The class cleaned up Hope Slough, a local wetland overrun with litter.
Species at risk focus of wetland restoration in B.C.’s South Okanagan
DUC excavated nine new small wetlands to provide habitat for spadefoot toads, tiger salamanders and other wildlife.
Comox resident and Canadian war hero embarks on new mission to mark 100th birthday
James “Stocky” Edwards celebrates a century of service by raising funds for wetland conservation May 3, 2021 – Comox, B.C. – James Edwards, better known as “Stocky,” is always thinking about how to serve his country. The WWII veteran—and soon-to-be centenarian—has a sense of duty that’s engrained in his DNA. From flying over the beaches of Normandy in a fighter plane to fly fishing along the shores of a Comox Valley marsh, he’s keenly aware of the responsibility…
Glenn Dreger is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in B.C.
What started as a small group looking to form a DUC chapter in Kamloops has blossomed into 37 years of dedication to conservation and unequivocal friendships for Glenn Dreger.
Ushering in the end of an era
Paul Usher, a senior engineering technologist in B.C., is set to retire after a remarkable 40-year career at DUC.
Co-operation the key to conservation on Woodward Island
Three breaches to the Woodward Dam and Training Wall will help juvenile salmon and improve biodiversity in marsh habitats of the Fraser River estuary.
British Columbia estuary ranking improves with technology
The Pacific Estuary Conservation Program Estuary Ranking Report in B.C. offers insights into where conservation is most needed in the province.
Saving The Fraser River Estuary: A Priority
A new paper by 23 prominent B.C. conservation specialists lays out the Priority Threat Management plan to save one of the most important ecosystems on Canada's West Coast .
Buttertubs Marsh: a community asset in Nanaimo
In Nanaimo, B.C., Buttertubs Marsh Conservation Area is the perfect example of the many benefits a wetland can bring to a community.
Ken Ferris leaves lasting impression at Ducks Unlimited Canada
One of DUC’s most renowned artists and tireless fundraisers is set to call it a career at the end of the year. Ken Ferris, DUC’s manager of volunteer and corporate fundraising for northern B.C., is retiring.
The gift that keeps on giving
As a young child growing up in Poland, Aleksandra Kepczynska—known as Ola to friends—had no idea unwrapping a present would shape the rest of her life and a budding career in conservation.
DUC in BC Canadian Navigable Waters Act Application
Ducks Unlimited Canada hereby gives notice that an application has been made to the Minister of Transport, pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for approval of breaches to Woodward Dam.
Maher donation sets up students for next decade
Miller’s Time at 148 Mile Marshes
A passion for science and waterfowl
At DUC, our work focuses on science-based solutions. We are fortunate to draw some of the best and brightest in the field of conservation.
Where cattle and ducks find a home on the range
The Hanceville Cattle Co. and DUC take the road less travelled in their commitment to conservation and agriculture in the Chilcotin.