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DUC’s Revolving Land Conservation Program is on the mark

DUC’s Revolving Land Conservation Program is on the mark

More than 1,700 acres; five projects. That’s how many acres and conservation projects under DUC’s Revolving Land Conservation program were put back in the hands of Alberta farmers and landowners this fall.

Rare bird sighting is evidence that conservation matters

Rare bird sighting is evidence that conservation matters

Seeing is believing. Alberta birdwatchers could barely believe their eyes when they sighted a whooping crane in southern and central Alberta in 2020.

Wetland restoration and Alberta Wetland Policy benefit a farm family

Wetland restoration and Alberta Wetland Policy benefit a farm family

For Leroy and Mary Feldberg, their wetland restoration project provides better control of spring flooding on their land, continued use of the land for grazing, increased wildlife habitat and financial compensation.

Down by the old fisher tracks

Down by the old fisher tracks

Ontario landowner Bill Kendall welcomes wildlife and human guests alike to the DUC wetland on his property. Some guests are more surprising than others.

Meet Alberta’s new manager of provincial operations

Meet Alberta’s new manager of provincial operations

Introducing Thorsten Hebben, DUC's new provincial manager of operations in Alberta.

Focus on Water

Focus on Water

Science is helping us better understand the role of small wetlands in water quality

Bright young star raises funds for wetland conservation

Bright young star raises funds for wetland conservation

Wetland Hero Sadie is inspired to raise money for wetland conservation

Keeping tidal forces at bay

Keeping tidal forces at bay

We've partnered with the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq to monitor our salt marsh restoration at Wallace Bay in Nova Scotia, a project that will help combat coastal erosion, provide habitat for fish and hopefully lead to a resurgence of sweetgrass, a common salt marsh plant, and one that’s particularly important to the Mi’kmaq.

Re-wilding at Rivière du Nord

Re-wilding at Rivière du Nord

DUC reverts decades-old freshwater marsh to saltwater to protect New Brunswick coastline from sea-level rise and provide habitat for endangered species.

DUC’s Top 20 in 2020

DUC’s Top 20 in 2020

The stories that made headlines, and headway, for conservation in Canada in 2020.

Wetlands: where learning comes to life

Wetlands: where learning comes to life

Wetlands don’t just nurture ducks. They foster young minds, too. Here’s how we’re helping up-and-coming conservationists earn their wings … and fly.

Ken Ferris leaves lasting impression at Ducks Unlimited Canada

Ken Ferris leaves lasting impression at Ducks Unlimited Canada

One of DUC’s most renowned artists and tireless fundraisers is set to call it a career at the end of the year. Ken Ferris, DUC’s manager of volunteer and corporate fundraising for northern B.C., is retiring.