About Us

We are the Wetland Centres of Excellence

A national network of schools and community partners where students lead wetland projects, peer-to-peer mentorship and community outreach.

Empowering youth to change the future

  • Develop hard skills in the field through action projects
  • Develop soft skills through teamwork, mentorship, and taking initiative
  • Gain exposure to conservation practices and careers
  • Apply for an exclusive WCE student scholarship
  • Make a real difference for biodiversity in Canada

Linking students and teachers

  • Videoconferences
  • Exclusive webinars and case studies
  • Members-only resource website
  • Regional meet-ups
  • WCE Leaders can apply to attend Duck University and learn directly from DUC scientists

Wetland Centers of Excellence Profiles