The Ramsar Convention
The Ramsar Convention allows for important wetlands to be designated Ramsar sites, which affords them additional recognition. We have helped conserve 22 of Canada’s 37 Ramsar sites.
Conservationists in training
Youth Advisory Council members take to Manitoba’s wetlands and grasslands to gain firsthand knowledge from experts in the field.
Getting hands-on for habitat
LeBoldus students become stewards of McKell Wascana Conservation Park through Wetland Centre of Excellence Program
DUC honours Manitoba conservation leader with land dedication
DUC dedicated 160 acres of marsh and grasslands to commemorate Rick Andrews' years of service
William Shotyk and his farm are “in the zone” in the land of flowing water.
Conservation agreement satisfies Manitoba farm family in many ways
Financial compensation and conserving natural areas compelled Dale and Linda O'Greysik to sign a conservation agreement with DUC.
Hunting in Quebec
Wetland mapping to support Indigenous-led conservation in northern B.C.
Indigenous-led conservation has been recognized as a vital part of Canada’s strategy to protect nature and achieve its biodiversity goals.
Coastal habitat restored on the Niagara River in Ontario
A coastal wetland restoration near Fort Erie in Ontario
Saskatchewan ranch family sustainably manages grass for today – and for tomorrow
Saskatchewan ranch families are known for putting conservation first on the Canadian Prairies, but some go that extra mile to make sustainable practices the cornerstone of their operation.
Wetlands are a natural remedy for Canada’s sick lakes
With reports of harmful algae blooms on the rise, investing in conservation is critical to solving emerging water crisis
Keeping space for nature on the farm
"It is a farm but it has to be a place for nature."
Manitoba land donation steeped in history
Land homesteaded by a man who came to Manitoba in 1870 with the province’s first police force is being permanently conserved by the current owners and DUC.
On the trail of canvasback ducks in Manitoba
Scientist continues a 50+ year tradition of canvasback surveys on their breeding grounds.
DUC leads winter wheat surge in Manitoba
A unique financial incentive and on-farm support are just two reasons why Manitoba farmers love DUC's winter wheat program.
Saskatchewan birders provide glimpse into extraordinary songbird diversity on conserved land
As more research uncovers the significance of wetlands, their conservation will benefit a diverse array of species, including songbirds.
Saskatchewan land donation links past to present
The Fowler family farm, once a productive agricultural landscape, now a lush wildlife-friendly mix of wetlands, aspen bluffs and hay.
Manitoba farm couple says sustainable agriculture is a “mindset”
Originally from England and now farming in Manitoba, Tony and Angela Prynne signed a conservation agreement with DUC in July 2022.
I put my mettle to the pedal in Kingston to save Canada’s wetlands
Mark Mortimer shares the story of his journey on the first annual Kingston Ride for Conservation
Action Chelsea for the Respect of the Environment acquires the Hundred Acres Forest, in partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is proud to announce that it has acted as a financial partner with Action Chelsea for the Respect of the Environment (ACRE) in the acquisition of a 40.47 hectare property.
Ducks Unlimited Canada and its partners begin second phase of detailed wetland mapping in the Outaouais
This mapping of Outaouais will provide accurate and up-to-date data on the location, classification and status of wetlands.
Restoring habitat, restoring nature
"I saw this property on the Bruce Peninsula ... The interior forest habitat had been lost, the streams and wetlands were broken. And I knew I could fix it."
“Thank a Wetland” for memorable moments on Saskatchewan’s recreational lakes
Partnership between Provincial Association of Resort Communities of Saskatchewan and Ducks Unlimited Canada connects the dots between wetlands and water quality
Fay and Duncan Campbell’s education legacy
Anyone who wanted to celebrate their parents’ life can donate to help get kids outside, learning about nature and the wildlife.