Cattleman Sean Murphy is restoring 63 acres of wildlife habitat on his farm near Souris, Manitoba, in the biggest conservation agreement of its kind with Ducks Unlimited Canada.
DUC has dedicated 160 acres of marsh and prairie grasses to conservationist Glenn Babee, who helped restore the land south of Riding Mountain National Park in the 1990s.
With exceptionally little rainfall on Manitoba fields in the 2021 crop season, a farmer says the true value of retaining wetlands on farmland has become even more apparent.
Wildlife management area renamed in honour of Manitoba conservationist.
Rules surrounding hunting and trapping on these multi-use DUC properties in Manitoba.
After returning to his rural roots and starting a family, Kyle Waczko was inspired to do what he could for the future of the environment. Volunteering with DUC was a natural fit.
For Ron Houck, nature is an important part of his farm’s history—and it’s worth saving. Habitat he’s protected with the help of DUC benefits more than 50 species of birds and other animals.
Proper wetland classification is key for farmers and other landowners to successfully use a streamlined approvals process for water control work under the provincial government’s new water regulation. To make that challenging task easier, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has developed a Manitoba Prairie Wetland Classification Guide that will be provided…
Provincial government announces new Boreal Wetlands Conservation Codes of Practice
The Manitoba Prairie Wetland Classification Guide is designed to help landowners classify their wetlands when submitting a Water Rights application for legal drainage or other water management activities on their property.