Ducks Unlimited Canada
Institute for Wetland & Waterfowl Research
PO Box 1160
Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada
R0C 2Z0

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Have you ever read about DUC’s work and wondered how we do it, or driven by a conservation project and thought, why there? The answer lies in years of high-quality, ground-breaking research.  The research done at IWWR sets the stage for decades of conservation work. It uncovers the information our conservationists need to determine things like priority areas and conservation techniques. It all starts here.

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Understanding Connectivity of Fishways

Lead DUC Researcher: Nic McLellan

The objective of this project is to first understand how well existing fishways work to pass weaker swimming anadromous fish species including alewife and rainbow smelt.

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Beaubassin Research Station

Nestled on Beauséjour Marsh near the New Brunswick/Nova Scotia border, the site of the Beaubassin Research Station has a rich history. Both Aboriginal peoples and Acadian settlers used it as a meeting place. Today, it’s DUC’s hub for wetland and waterfowl research in Atlantic Canada. This world-class facility is a partnership between DUC, Acadia University and Irving Oil.

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Our Library

The IWWR library features extensive collections of books, journals and government publications that focus on wetland and waterfowl ecology and conservation. The library includes online resources, as well as a virtual library catalogue to help you search for the right materials.

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