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Resources & Services for Industry

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

Habitat Restoration Consulting Services

Habitat Restoration Consulting 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.

Resource Roads and Wetlands Guide

Resource Roads and Wetlands Guide

This guide focuses on the planning, construction, and maintenance practices for resource roads that cross wetlands.

Summary Pamphlet – Wetland Road Crossing Hydrological Monitoring Report

Summary Pamphlet – Wetland Road Crossing Hydrological Monitoring Report

This plain language pamphlet is a summary of the results of the research findings from the Wetland Road Crossing Hydrological Monitoring Report.

Wetland Road Crossings Hydrological Monitoring Design and Data Summary

Wetland Road Crossings Hydrological Monitoring Design and Data Summary

Report on field trials to test the effectiveness of the best management practices proposed in the Operational Guide.

Operational Guide for Forest Road Wetland Crossings

Operational Guide for Forest Road Wetland Crossings

What to expect in terms of water movement when building roads in a wetland.

Field Guide of Boreal Wetland Classes in the Boreal Plains Ecozone of Canada

Field Guide of Boreal Wetland Classes in the Boreal Plains Ecozone of Canada

This plain language operational field guide helps resource managers identify wetlands in the field.

Enhanced Wetland Classification: Inferred Products User Guide

Enhanced Wetland Classification: Inferred Products User Guide

Use our enhanced wetland classification system to determine soil moisture, hydrodynamics and nutrients.

Boreal Wetland Fact Sheets

Boreal Wetland Fact Sheets

These fact sheets highlight the different plants, waterways, soil and ecological benefits of each of the five major wetlands types.

Field Guide to the Wetlands of the Boreal Plains Ecozone of Canada

Field Guide to the Wetlands of the Boreal Plains Ecozone of Canada

An in-depth look at our remote-sensing satellite mapping efforts and our enhanced wetland classification system.