DUC is one of Canada’s largest and most trusted environmental charities. Since 1938, we have worked with partners and landowners to conserve and restore habitats that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and communities. We have a long history of providing conservation solutions to diverse partners looking for ways to work more sustainably and effectively on the landscape. We’re proud to collaborate broadly across jurisdictions, delivering exceptional return on conservation investments.
DUC’s national team of experts draws from decades of in-house research and deep experience in adaptive management of wetland, aquatic and upland habitats across Canada. We employ verified best-management practices to harness natural processes and native vegetation, creating and remediating landscapes that will withstand variable environmental conditions.
Resources & Services
DUC’s consulting branch in Ontario manages rehabilitation projects of any size—from planning, permitting and construction to follow-up monitoring programs. We can answer your questions about ecosystem establishment and management. And we can customize the right habitat solution for your site’s environmental conditions.
This guide focuses on the planning, construction, and maintenance practices for resource roads that cross wetlands.
This plain language pamphlet is a summary of the results of the research findings from the Wetland Road Crossing Hydrological Monitoring Report.
Report on field trials to test the effectiveness of the best management practices proposed in the Operational Guide.
What to expect in terms of water movement when building roads in a wetland.
This plain language operational field guide helps resource managers identify wetlands in the field.
Use our enhanced wetland classification system to determine soil moisture, hydrodynamics and nutrients.
These fact sheets highlight the different plants, waterways, soil and ecological benefits of each of the five major wetlands types.
An in-depth look at our remote-sensing satellite mapping efforts and our enhanced wetland classification system.