How our work impacts conservation across Canada.
Where we’re working on the ground from coast to coast.
We need your help to protect our water, wildlife, and wetlands. Here’s how you can make an impact.
Hunting and Trapping on DUC Lands in Saskatchewan
UC Properties DUC-owned lands are restored and managed to provide habitat for North America’s breeding waterfowl and made possible thanks to the donors, volunteers and partners who support Ducks Unlimited Canada’s conservation work.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
A couple from opposite coasts unites in appreciation of a special prairie place and protects it for the future
Helping nature with photography
DUC volunteer and photographer Linda Leigh uses her images to help conservation
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
High school students recognized after movie night fundraiser raises donations and awareness for conservation in the community
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
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
Ducks Unlimited Canada and USask partner to advance wetland and waterfowl conservation in Canada
DUC and USask create the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation—the first of its kind in Canada.
Jim Yuel: Saskatoon Citizen of the Year
DUC volunteer Jim Yuel was recognized by Bell Media for his contributions to organizations and foundations described as having “a lasting impact on Saskatoon and its residents.”
Helping with your purchases of Proven Seed forage varieties from Nutrien by underwriting a significant portion of your seed costs.
Redvers ranchers earn stewardship award thanks to holistic management
By replicating how bison used the land centuries ago, a Saskatchewan farm is fostering healthy soil and a healthy landscape.
Quill Lakes water crisis receives international attention
U of S professor says Canada is failing to uphold its commitment to this Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.
Johnny Lynch: celebrating a conservation lynchpin
Passionate about conservation, Johnny Lynch explored new ways to survey, monitor and conserve wildlife, especially waterfowl.
Computing for conservation
Super computers help researchers model the future impact of climate change on prairie wildlife habitat
Major investments in the Prairie Pothole Region
Migratory Bird Treaty Act Funding protects key waterfowl breeding habitat.
Habitat that helps the birds and the honeybees
Bee colony and honey farm benefit from a sweet partnership with DUC near Mortlach, Sask.