Newfoundland & Labrador
Improving water quality and biodiversity on farms
Wetland restoration creates a powerful ripple effect that generates real environmental gains for communities throughout the country.
Proud to be a part of protecting and restoring natural habitats for future generations
Katie Scott combines her passion for conservation with a background in biology and education.
A life outdoors instills a passion for conservation
As a kid growing up in rural Newfoundland, the outdoors was Luke Parsons’ personal playground. Today, Parsons carries forward the conservation values instilled by his father as a DUC volunteer.
Five Small Ducks You Can See in Winter
Not all ducks leave the country when cold weather comes to Canada’s forests, rivers, lakes and wetlands
“Wetland Cities” like Sackville are a model for the future
“Wetland Cities” like Sackville are now a model for the future, proving that these valuable ecosystems have a place within urban settings.
Early wetland wanderings lead to meaningful work for the environment
Adam Campbell’s path to a successful conservation career began in Canada’s Wetland City.
Sébastien Rioux appointed to Director of Regional Operations – Eastern Region and British Columbia
Sébastien will continue to advance wetland conservation across the country through his new role, which includes overseeing operations in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces.
Changing the tides on biodiversity loss: We need to look beyond the numbers and beyond our borders.
DUC’s Top 22 in 2022
We've put together our top conservation wins this year
Ducks Unlimited Canada partners with Irving Oil, University of Toronto Scarborough and other top Canadian academics to advance climate research and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
New project will measure the ability of wetlands in agricultural landscapes to store carbon.
New sea duck atlas sheds light on poorly understood species and how we can protect them
Canadian landscapes identified among 85 North American sites that provide critical habitat for sea ducks.
All in for conservation
A volunteer from Wabush, a small community in the western tip of Labrador, Luke Parsons believes wetland conservation is more than just a worthy cause—it’s a way of life.
Taking action for our eiders
DUC conservation experts note that recent bad news can teach us why continued conservation efforts are so important for common eiders.
Ducks Unlimited Canada launches $3 million initiative to conserve critical wetland habitat along the Wolastoq
Luke Parsons is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Newfoundland & Labrador
DUC volunteer Luke Parsons started a local chapter in Labrador West to connect with others who share his passion for the outdoors.
Making time for conservation
Katrina Hillier is a busy person. But despite working with several businesses in her home of Goose Bay, Labrador, she always has time to volunteer with her local DUC chapter.
Working together for wetlands
Provincial Volunteer of the Year Marjorie Horlick is sowing seeds of conservation across rural Newfoundland.
Befriending Lundigrans Marsh
Devoted staff and volunteers shine a light on one of St. John’s most biodiverse wetlands.
When common eider populations plummeted, volunteers worked together to save the iconic bird species
Thelma Stockley honoured as DUC’s Volunteer of the Year for Newfoundland and Labrador
DUC's Volunteer Champions Award Program celebrates outstanding volunteers for National Volunteer Week.
Invasive species on the loose in Newfoundland
DUC staff and volunteers work to stop purple loosestrife from invading Corner Brook Marsh.
Jennifer Churchill-Bartlett and Brent Bartlett nominated for Volunteer of the Year
“It is a great accomplishment to be viewed in our community as ‘duck people’ and affiliated with such a great organization,” says Jennifer Churchill-Bartlett. Known by friends as the “head quacker”, Churchill-Bartlett and her husband, Brent Bartlett, are DUC’s Volunteer of the Year nominees from Deer Lake, N.L. The…
If wetlands have been drained or altered on your land, we can help you bring them back to life.
Nest Box Maintenance Program
Installing nest boxes in or around wetlands gives cavity nesters a helping hand.