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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

Celebrating 40 Years of Conservation in Quebec

posted on December 13th, 2016 by
Celebrating 40 Years of Conservation in Quebec

We’re proud of what we have accomplished so far, and are focused on the future to meet the conservation challenges ahead. Here are some milestones of conservation that have marked the past four decades in Quebec: 1976 DUC’s first office… Read more

Celebrating Williamston Lake

posted on October 7th, 2016 by
Celebrating Williamston Lake

  Renewal and Re-dedication at DUC’s First Restoration Project in Atlantic Canada On a sunny Thursday evening in late September, community members from Lakeville, N.B. gathered on a small grassy area next to Williamstown Lake. In front of a backdrop… Read more