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Programs that benefit producers and the environment are win-win

Programs that benefit producers and the environment are win-win

Whoever said “the grass is greener on the other side” must have been standing in Alberta or Manitoba. In 2020, Saskatchewan producers seeded a record-breaking 25,000 acres of grass through Ducks Unlimited Canada’s (DUC’s) Forage Program. Overall acres enrolled in the program were up roughly 75 per cent from the…

Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes 

Two brothers from Regina named Wetland Heroes 

Duo help develop wildly successful nature guides for their hometown.

Ducks Unlimited Canada endowed chair at USask the first of its kind in the country

Ducks Unlimited Canada endowed chair at USask the first of its kind in the country

A rising star in conservation science has been hired as the Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

New training ground for aspiring scientists

New training ground for aspiring scientists

Dr. Mitch Weegman has been named the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation. His position is the first of its kind in the country.

Saskatchewan farm family’s deep roots anchor conservation ethic

Saskatchewan farm family’s deep roots anchor conservation ethic

This four-generation farm sits at the confluence of three major migration flyways. Here, potential waterfowl densities for all species combined are estimated at 51-60 pairs per square mile.

Saskatchewan conservation easement natural step in land legacy journey

Saskatchewan conservation easement natural step in land legacy journey

A couple from opposite coasts unites in appreciation of a special prairie place and protects it for the future

Helping nature with photography

Helping nature with photography

DUC volunteer and photographer Linda Leigh uses her images to help conservation

Wood duck brings birders together

Wood duck brings birders together

Saskatchewan photographer inspires other birders with avian imagery. Learn more about Hanna, and her love of wood ducks and photography.

Maidstone, Sask. students earn Wetland Hero designation

Maidstone, Sask. students earn Wetland Hero designation

High school students recognized after movie night fundraiser raises donations and awareness for conservation in the community

Where did the whooping cranes go?

Where did the whooping cranes go?

Whooping cranes weren’t always so elusive. Spring and fall once brought flocks of these massive white birds to the Canadian Prairies.

Fueling conservation through sustainable development

Fueling conservation through sustainable development

Pembina Pipeline Corporation makes a large conservation investment in Canada’s Prairies, helping to preserve important wetland and grassland habitat.

Dale Brydges: a life of many conservation firsts

Dale Brydges: a life of many conservation firsts