Toronto, Ontario — July 2 – Axalta Coating Systems just announced the completion of their Wetlands Preservation project with Ducks Unlimited (DU).
This unique partnership has been preserving marshlands together for more than four years and are excited about their most recent work in the Charlottenburgh Marsh in Ontario.
“The work completed at Charlottenburgh Marsh showcases the important relationship between conservation and recreation,” stated Ducks Unlimited CEO Karla Guyn in a press release.
“We strive to find ways of balancing the protection of our natural areas with public access and enjoyment.”
Leading global coatings provider, Axalta, partnered with DU in 2015 in efforts to preserve the environment where their customers work, live and raise their children. Their most recent project focused on removing invasive species and making the marsh more accessible to the community.
“Axalta and Ducks Unlimited have done extraordinary work together,” stated Axalta’s Chief Executive Officer Robert Bryant. “Together, we have conserved more than 8,400 acres of wetlands creating new and improved habitats for countless waterfowl.”
Earlier this year, Axalta, received the Ducks Unlimited Corporate Conservation Achievement Award for their environmental stewardship, eco-friendly products, and work with young students.”
“We have educated hundreds of students and teachers from Latin America through the Ducks Unlimited de Mexico’s RESERVA program,” said Bryant after accepting the award.
“In addition, Axalta helped DU host nearly 200 college students from North America during the 2018 annual Ducks Unlimited Third Term program. We are truly proud of these accomplishments and the work that has been completed together with Ducks Unlimited now, and the work that will be completed in the future.”
For more information on Axalta’s involvement with Ducks Unlimited, visit axalta.com