Yukon & Northwest Territories
Cutting-edge climate data reveal the nature of change in tomorrow’s landscapes
DUC researchers collaborate on landscape-level climate questions for wetlands
Ducks Unlimited Canada celebrates Government of Yukon’s newly released wetland policy
Six years in the making, the Government of Yukon's newly released Policy for Wetland Stewardship is a step in the right direction for wetland protection
Brian Hepworth appointed to Director of Regional Operations – Prairie and Boreal Region
As another step in his long and successful 32-year career with Ducks Unlimited Canada, Brian is assuming this senior role that will oversee conservation operations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, as well as the vast and important landscapes of Canada’s boreal region.
DUC’s Top 22 in 2022
We've put together our top conservation wins this year
Indigenous and federal governments commit to advancing a new Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area in Northwest Territories (NWT)
Deninu Kųę́ First Nation with the Fort Resolution Métis Government and Environment and Climate Change Canada sign a Contribution Agreement, for the Consideration of an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area near Fort Resolution, NWT
Celebrate N.W.T. Biodiversity on World Wildlife Day
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is working hard to create a better understanding of the issues, challenges and concerns facing the north’s biodiversity.
Peel Watershed regional land use plan to be managed by government of Yukon and First Nations
Connecting for the future of Edéhzhíe
Building relationships with partners is the key to conservation progress in the Northwest Territories
Bridging the language gap
We help bridge language gaps by working with Oceans North Canada and the Inuvialuit Game Council to develop a water bird identification guide for residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. Together, they work with the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre on the translation and editing of the guide from English into three dialects spoken in the area.
Finding common ground
Blending science with traditional knowledge to map 77 million acres of wetlands, for the future for northern communities…and conservation.
Each spring, researcher Ryan Connon travels from suburban Ontario to a secluded region in N.W.T. to better understand how climate change will impact northern hydrology, including wetlands.
Where the water flows
The Dene community of Délı̨nę, in the Northwest Territories, is a model for Indigenous-led conservation. We supported Délı̨nę’s successful bid for a UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve Designation. And we provided the community with an online mapping application to support them in their land-use management.
The side-effects of stress
Arctic researchers link stress experienced during moult to mortality
New data and migration maps help northern communities address waterfowl conservation concerns.
NWT residents link conservation to prosperity before heading to the polls
Poll shows that two thirds want at least half of the land and water protected.
NWT Residents See Environmental Protection as Key to Jobs and Prosperity: Poll
Nearly two thirds want at least half of NWT lands and waters protected
Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve
A step forward for the Dene community of Łutsel K’e to see its conservation vision materialize.