Oakbank teen earns Wetland Hero distinction with nest box project
New wetland guide helps farmers manage water responsibly and tap new funding
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…
Conserving 54 million acres of Manitoba’s boreal wetlands
Provincial government announces new Boreal Wetlands Conservation Codes of Practice
Manitoba Prairie Wetland Classification Guide
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.
Oak Hammock Marsh nest cam gives intimate look at Canada goose and her nest
A special web cam monitors the progress of a Canada goose and her mate, who chose the rooftop of DUC's national offices at Oak Hammock Marsh for their nest.
Forging relationships to forge ahead
This was Cathy Gulka’s reaction when the Regina resident learned that she had been selected as Saskatchewan’s Volunteer of the Year.
A team player and top-notch conservationist
“Busy as a bee” is an apt description of Manitoba DUC volunteer Tammy Molinski. The fact that she’s about to become a beekeeper only helps seal the deal.
Manitoba’s pothole wetlands teem with life, but they’re disappearing
Southwest Manitoba is home to prairie pothole wetlands, remarkable “biodiversity hotspots” that support a variety of life, from microorganisms to mighty moose.
Ducks Unlimited Canada and Louisiana-Pacific Building Solutions sign landmark conservation agreement to support 6.2 million acres in Manitoba’s boreal forest
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and Louisiana-Pacific Building Solutions (LP) today announced the signing of a new, 10-year agreement that will positively impact more than 6.2 million acres of Manitoba’s boreal forest.
Songbird Banding at Oak Hammock Marsh
A songbird banding station outside of Ducks Unlimited Canada’s national offices in Manitoba nets a fraction of the thousands of birds that rely on the surrounding wetland every spring and fall.
The Coca-Cola Foundation: helping balance water needs
Revealing transformation: funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation helped restore this prairie wetland near Strathclair, Manitoba, to its full potential.
Putting their mettle to the pedal
Cyclists take wetland fundraising to the extreme
Manitoba’s wetlands and grasslands to benefit from new Conservation Trust
Ducks Unlimited Canada will protect more than 220 hectares
Rebuilding the South Reader Outlet
How a $1.5 million project on the Saskatchewan River Delta is helping wildlife, fish and communities near The Pas.
Helping with your purchases of Proven Seed forage varieties from Nutrien by underwriting a significant portion of your seed costs.
Team players: Sports hall of famers join DUC’s lineup of landowner partners
Gord, John and Russell Paddock join their mother, Alvina, to protect habitat at their Oak River, Manitoba farm.
Rapid City family makes wetlands part of their farming future
Tom and Valerie Northam accessed DUC's landowner programs to restore and protect 29 wetlands on their Rapid City area property.
Manitoba’s Lenore wetland project: conservation then and now
DUC Engineer Dave Dobson was part of the original Lenore wetland project 30 years ago. Now he’s helping to improve it for the future.
Father-and-son duo Rob Lamont and Pat Lamont are champion trapshooters…and volunteers
Rob Lamont and Pat Lamont, from Brandon, Man., are the kind of dedicated volunteer that DUC is celebrating this year as part of its 80th anniversary.
Wetlands protected as landmark conservation bill receives royal assent
Grazing land that helps ducks and cattle
Prairie cattle rancher expands operations with Ducks Unlimited Canada land.
Taking one for the team
Manitoba’s Volunteer of the Year Nicole de Pauw is a trainer by nature and a conservationist at heart.
How Ducks Unlimited Canada restores wetlands.
Cleaning up after common carp
Researchers shut out an invasive fish species to help restore Delta Marsh.