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Photo Essay: Spring on the Prairies

A look at what breeding waterfowl will find as they return to the Duck Factory
A recent DU Canada habitat conditions report shows good to excellent wetland conditions across Prairie Canada. Late fall precipitation created a solid frost seal that will ensure that runoff from melting snow will fill wetlands instead of seeping into the ground. This image shows a prairie landscape dotted with wetlands filled with recent snowmelt. (photo by DU Canada)