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Duck Numbers Keep Flying High

posted on September 1st, 2017 by
Duck Numbers Keep Flying High

Thanks to strong conservation efforts and abundant habitat in Canada, populations of North American ducks and other waterfowl remain at healthy levels. Total populations were estimated at 47.3 million breeding ducks in the traditional survey area, which is similar to… Read more

Conserving Wetlands to Help Fight Climate Change across Ontario

posted on July 24th, 2017 by
Conserving Wetlands to Help Fight Climate Change across Ontario

Ontario is strengthening the protection and increasing the rate of wetland recovery across the province. Wetlands are an essential component of Ontario’s biodiversity and are vital in mitigating the impacts of climate change by lowering the risk of flooding and… Read more

Quebec Passes Legislation to Conserve Wetlands and Water

posted on June 20th, 2017 by
Quebec Passes Legislation to Conserve Wetlands and Water

Province equipped with tools to become a national conservation leader DUC is celebrating the new Act respecting the conservation of wetlands and bodies of water, which was passed unanimously by the Members of the National Assembly of Quebec on Friday,… Read more

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Mission to Save Quebec’s turtles

posted on May 25th, 2017 by
The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Mission to Save Quebec’s turtles

May 23, 2017 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Two islands protected in the Montreal and Outaouais regions –in memory of loved ones who passed away. On the occasion of World Turtle Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the protection of two new properties,… Read more

Canada’s Peatlands: One of the World’s Largest Carbon Sinks

posted on February 17th, 2017 by
Canada’s Peatlands: One of the World’s Largest Carbon Sinks

Study to help quantify how boreal helps fight climate change by Ducks Unlimited Canada Discussion about climate change often centres on carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. We hear less about carbon sinks – things that store more carbon… Read more

New Detailed Mapping Tools Available in Quebec

posted on January 16th, 2017 by
New Detailed Mapping Tools Available in Quebec

Ducks Unlimited Canada and its partners have released a set of geomatic tools based on the detailed wetland mapping initiative for the settled areas southern Quebec. This wetland inventory will help all stakeholders understand wetland conservation issues and better meet… Read more