Invasive phragmites and the wetlands of tomorrow

Invasive phragmites and the wetlands of tomorrow

How can we reduce the impacts of non-native phragmites on wetlands?

The fight to conserve our wetlands

The fight to conserve our wetlands

Wetlands are a biological resource akin to rainforests and coral reefs. They are an epicentre of life that cannot be replicated. Where wetlands suffer, so too does the immense biodiversity they support.

Alberta farmers forage ahead with DUC and Nutrien Ag Solutions

Alberta farmers forage ahead with DUC and Nutrien Ag Solutions

The Special Areas was formed in 1938 by the provincial government when the drought of the Dirty Thirties forced more than 25,000 farmers off about 1.5 million acres of homestead land. Some farmers and ranchers stayed, changed the way they farmed and learned to adapt to the land, tackle drought, manage crops and acknowledge the areas’ special challenges.

Natural infrastructure for a climate-ready Ontario

Natural infrastructure for a climate-ready Ontario

New research looks at how wetlands are integrated into flood management in southern Ontario, and asks what is needed for deeper integration of wetland conservation into flood-risk management

Hand-me-down nature

Hand-me-down nature

A bit of Mr. Sharp is handed down to another generation

So, Pete, how was your holiday?

So, Pete, how was your holiday?

DUC volunteer Pete Gilboe joined the goose banding program at Akimiski Island this past summer.

Collaboration helps all of us do more

Collaboration helps all of us do more

Farmers are significant landowners in Ontario, growing and harvesting our food while caretaking millions of acres of land.

2020 Desktop Calendar Downloads

2020 Desktop Calendar Downloads

The 2020 desktop calendars pay tribute to some of our favourite waterfowl species, as captured by 12 outstanding nature artists. As you look at these paintings, we hope you’re struck by the beauty of the birds—and by the many powerful benefits of wetland conservation.

The best possible return on investment

The best possible return on investment

Large, restored wetlands in Ontario are even more valuable than when they were created in the first place—often decades ago.

How Duck Flight Works

How Duck Flight Works

Migrating ducks can best be appreciated while in flight. We break down the marvels of mechanics, structure and aerodynamics that make their long journeys possible (along with habitat).

Songbird Banding at Oak Hammock Marsh

Songbird Banding at Oak Hammock Marsh

A songbird banding station outside of Ducks Unlimited Canada’s national offices in Manitoba nets a fraction of the thousands of birds that rely on the surrounding wetland every spring and fall.

‘Tis the season of giving back. Kids triple their fundraising goal in the sweetest of ways.

‘Tis the season of giving back. Kids triple their fundraising goal in the sweetest of ways.

“They wanted to know how to help.” New Brunswick students earn ‘Wetland Heroes’ designation after holiday donation exceeds expectations.