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Chilliwack Middle School students clean up Hope Slough

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.