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The New Tools of the Conservation Trade

posted on June 4th, 2018 by
The New Tools of the Conservation Trade

Courtesy of Ducks Unlimited Canada When the tried-and-true won’t do, today’s conservationists can tap into high-tech options. The legacy of volunteers like Glen Michelson continues in a new crop of conservationists like Derek Hallgrimson. DUC hired Hallgrimson earlier this year… Read more

New Funding Opportunity for Engaging Youth

posted on March 10th, 2018 by
New Funding Opportunity for Engaging Youth

The Government of Canada has 3-year (2018 to 2021) funding available for organizations to develop and deliver programming for children. This funding will support national-scale, regionally specific programs aimed at educating and engaging children aged 6 to 12 in Canadian… Read more

Canada’s Investment in Nature is a Clear Commitment to Conservation

posted on March 2nd, 2018 by
Canada’s Investment in Nature is a Clear Commitment to Conservation

Courtesy of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. There has never been a more critical time than now to step up the protection of Canada’s natural heritage — its lands and waters and the species they sustain. Nature conservation is a… Read more

Canadians Want More Conservation

posted on December 14th, 2017 by
Canadians Want More Conservation

Courtesy of Ducks Unlimited Canada, with thanks. New poll shows overwhelming support for protecting wildlife, habitat and the environment. Safeguarding wildlife populations. Protecting places where we camp, hike and swim. Addressing concerns about the changing environment. These are some of… Read more

Will Quebec’s New Law to Protect Wetlands Inspire Other Provinces?

posted on November 6th, 2017 by
Will Quebec’s New Law to Protect Wetlands Inspire Other Provinces?

By Nigel Simms In an act of political leadership and courage, the province of Quebec has given a degree of hope to all Canadians. Bill 132, passed unanimously by the Quebec National Assembly on June 16, provides statutory protection for… Read more

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