North American Waterfowl Management Plan

Metalbird Designs Mallard Duck to Support Ducks Unlimited Canada Conservation Efforts

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:29pm

It is their mission to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of North America's waterfowl.

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  • It is their mission to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of North America's waterfowl.
  • Metalbird grew from a personal street art project started in 2009 by industrial designer, Phil Walters.
  • Producing locally and ethically is important to Metalbird and the company is currently working with a Canadian factory to put local manufacturing in place.
  • Details below for all media enquiries relating to Metalbird and the Metalbird partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada.

Ducks Unlimited Canada Celebrates Renewal of Partnership with Province of Ontario

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 8:08pm

Barrie, Ont., Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) celebrates an announcement by the Province of Ontario, which renews our longstanding conservation partnership.

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  • Barrie, Ont., Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) celebrates an announcement by the Province of Ontario, which renews our longstanding conservation partnership.
  • The Wetlands Conservation Partner Program will provide $6 million this year for wetland projects in the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie drainage basins.
  • This exciting commitment by the Province of Ontario provides Ducks Unlimited Canada with an opportunity to restore natural infrastructure on the landscape and contribute to resiliency and green jobs at a scale that is unprecedented for us in Ontario.
  • Lynette Mader, Manager of Provincial Operations Ontario, Ducks Unlimited Canada
    Ducks Unlimited Canada delivers wetland conservation that benefits every Canadian.

The Government of Canada and Ducks Unlimited Canada invest $1.5 million for wetland conservation in Quebec

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:37pm

That's why the Government of Canada partnered with Ducks Unlimited Canada to restore this important habitat, which cleans the air, creates healthier communities, and supports our iconic Canadian biodiversity.

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  • That's why the Government of Canada partnered with Ducks Unlimited Canada to restore this important habitat, which cleans the air, creates healthier communities, and supports our iconic Canadian biodiversity.
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada and Ducks Unlimited Canada have an agreement that permits Ducks Unlimited Canada to perform activities that conserve, restore, and manage up to 10,000 hectares of wetlands in 20 national wildlife areas across the country.
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada began restoring wetland habitat on lands managed by the federal government in 1969.
  • To date, Ducks Unlimited Canada has restored 5,654 hectares of wetlands and manages with the federal government another 5,165 hectares of habitats in national wildlife areas.

Ducks Unlimited Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada Join Forces to Rebuild the Digue-aux-Aigrettes Marsh

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 5:25pm

The project required a total investment of $1.5 million, funded by Ducks Unlimited Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada and partners in the North American Waterfowl Management Plan.

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  • The project required a total investment of $1.5 million, funded by Ducks Unlimited Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada and partners in the North American Waterfowl Management Plan.
  • Thats why the Government of Canada partnered with Ducks Unlimited Canada to restore this important habitat, which cleans the air, creates healthier communities, and supports our iconic Canadian biodiversity.
  • The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change
    Our government is proud to support the important work of fantastic partners like Ducks Unlimited.
  • Mark Gloutney, Director of Regional Operations Eastern Canada and British Columbia, Ducks Unlimited Canada
    Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation.

The Government of Canada and Ducks Unlimited Canada invest $1.5 million for wetland conservation in Quebec

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

That's why the Government of Canada partnered with Ducks Unlimited Canada to restore this important habitat, which cleans the air, creates healthier communities, and supports our iconic Canadian biodiversity.

Key Points: 
  • That's why the Government of Canada partnered with Ducks Unlimited Canada to restore this important habitat, which cleans the air, creates healthier communities, and supports our iconic Canadian biodiversity.
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada and Ducks Unlimited Canada have an agreement that permits Ducks Unlimited Canada to perform activities that conserve, restore, and manage up to 10,000 hectares of wetlands in 20 national wildlife areas across the country.
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada began restoring wetland habitat on lands managed by the federal government in 1969.
  • To date, Ducks Unlimited Canada has restored 5,654 hectares of wetlands and manages with the federal government another 5,165 hectares of habitats in national wildlife areas.

Ducks Unlimited Canada and USask partner to advance wetland and waterfowl conservation in Canada

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 5:35pm

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) announced a partnership to create the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservationthe first of its kind in Canada.

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  • SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) announced a partnership to create the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservationthe first of its kind in Canada.
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada is a visionary organization that has made outstanding contributions to the conservation and restoration of North Americas wetlands and waterfowl, said USask Vice-President Research Karen Chad.
  • Karla Guyn, CEO of Ducks Unlimited Canada and USask alumna (MSc and PhD in biology), is one of Canadas leading conservation scientists.
  • Bob Clark, research scientist and USask adjunct professor in biology, has devoted his life to waterfowl and wetland conservation.

The Government of Canada invests to protect wetlands and migratory birds

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 9:09pm

That is why the Government of Canada is working to double the amount of protected nature in Canada's lands and oceans.

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  • That is why the Government of Canada is working to double the amount of protected nature in Canada's lands and oceans.
  • Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada will provide $10million over two years to support the North American Waterfowl Management Plan, which helps protect wetlands and migratory birds, including species at risk.
  • Canada is working with partners like the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Island Nature Trust, and the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation to protect the waterfowl and the places they call home.
  • By working with partners across the country to conserve wetlands, we can protect and preserve more of Canada's nature for future generations.

Spearhead Brewing Announces Partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

Kingston, Ont., Aug. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spearhead Brewing and Ducks Unlimited Canada invite you to give back to nature while you kick back with a cool lager.

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  • Kingston, Ont., Aug. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spearhead Brewing and Ducks Unlimited Canada invite you to give back to nature while you kick back with a cool lager.
  • Spearhead Brewing is proud to mark a new partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada by introducing its new Decoy Lager.
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada delivers wetland conservation that benefits every Canadian.
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is a national leader in wetland conservation.

Ducks Unlimited Announces New CEO

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:55pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Ducks Unlimited (DU) announced today the hiring of Adam H. Putnam as their new CEO effective April 1.

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  • MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Ducks Unlimited (DU) announced today the hiring of Adam H. Putnam as their new CEO effective April 1.
  • "I joined Ducks Unlimited when I was 16 and have a lifelong appreciation of the conservation work the organization accomplishes," Putnam said.
  • "From the outset, the CEO search committee here at Ducks Unlimited wanted to find a unique balance of conservation, policy and agriculture background in the new CEO candidate," said DU President Rogers Hoyt.
  • Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats.