Wetland Creation Plans

Each wetland creation project plan is developed with the landowner by expert Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) staff who will incorporate the elements of the 'generic' plans shown below.  In many cases, adjacent upland habitat is associated with the wetland is included in the overall project.  The plan is finalized when the Landowner signs a 20-year Conservation Agreement with DUC to protect the new wetland and agreed upon upland habitat areas.

2014-15 winter excavation minimizes impact on sensitvie areas

2014 wetland a few days after completion and fall snow squall

2014 example of contoured berm (wetland is behind berm)

2014-15 topsoil set aside for final contouring in late spring

2014 wetland showing deeper section & rip-rap below laneway