N.S. and DUC Re-Commit to Managing Biodiversity on the Missaquash Marsh
Bolstering nature’s battle grounds
Fighting back against a destructive moth and other invasive species involves building ecosystem resilience.
Bernard Filion: a conservation legend
Looking back at a storied career committed to Quebec’s wetlands.
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.
Spectacular Things Spring Brings
We've made a list of some of the spectacular things spring brings in Ontario. They're guaranteed to light up your days.
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.
Dr. Frank Baldwin’s commitments to waterfowl and wildlife recognized
Wildlife management area renamed in honour of Manitoba conservationist.
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…
Hunting and Trapping on DUC Lands in Manitoba
Rules surrounding hunting and trapping on these multi-use DUC properties in Manitoba.
Community pasture helps farmers, cattle and wildlife
Tantramar Grasslands Co-operative partners with organizations like DUC to ensure a healthy future for the land, and everyone who uses it.
Virtual field trips bring nature to the classroom
No longer limited by geography, DUC's education team is introducing students across the Atlantic provinces—and across Canada—to wetlands.
Sacha Haineault is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Quebec
As a firefighter, teacher, student and committed citizen, Sacha Haineault is a jack of all trades. However, when it comes to sharing his time with DUC, he does not count his hours.
Quinn Beck is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Alberta
Quinn Beck’s passion for the environment, for wetlands and for habitat runs deep and visceral. It’s genetic, pulsing through him down the years.
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.
Kyle Waczko is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year 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.
Jodie Wenman named DUC’s National Volunteer of the Year
Jodie Wenman came to DUC for the friendship and stayed for the waterfowl. Sixteen years later, her passion for conservation is stronger than ever.
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.
Angèle Scott is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Nova Scotia
A self-described “outdoorsy” person, Angèle Scott has always felt an attachment to nature. So, when her family members first asked her to join DUC as a volunteer, it was an easy fit.
David O’Connor is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in P.E.I.
An avid hunter and outdoorsman, nothing makes David O’Connor happier than helping others discover a passion for nature.
Vivian Kierstead is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in New Brunswick
For Vivian Kierstead, volunteering with DUC is a family affair. Vivian and her husband Bill began volunteering with the Kent County chapter 31 years ago, and have passed on their passion to their two daughters.
Daryl Hutton is DUC’s Volunteer of the Year in Ontario
Daryl Hutton’s passion for bird habitat began when he was a boy growing up on his family’s farm. Today, supporting conservation and enjoying the outdoors is a way life.
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.