Aug 31 11
The Mushuau-nipi Youth Initiatives: a Resounding Success

Baie-Comeau, August 29 – On Wednesday August 10 the 1st edition of the Mushuau-nipi Youth Initiatives came to a closing. For this first year, 12 young Aboriginals and Quebecers took part in a project on literature, making one’s voice heard and identity, as well as in the Youth Seminar on Water...


Jul 23 11
Cross Canada Canoe Trek Makes a Stop at The Forks

Trans CanEAUda Project canoe docking in Winnipeg ForksYouth raise awareness about need to protect watersheds

A CPAWS and Trans CanEAUda event

The Forks, Winnipeg – A team of 8 young nature enthusiasts will be arriving by canoe
to The Forks Historic Port as part of a 7,000km trek that began in Ottawa this May. The
group, paddling in a northwesterly...


Jul 05 11
TEMPORARY CLOSURE ON MOOSE HUNTING INSTITUTED IN AREAS OF MANITOBA

Wolf Management Planned to Help Moose Populations Recover, Stabilize:  Blaikie

The Manitoba government is closing all moose hunting near the Duck and Porcupine Mountains following the advice of wildlife experts, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie announced today. The full conservation closure on...


Jul 04 11
FRCN and CPAWS Celebrate New Fisher Bay Park

Leaders of Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN), the Manitoba government, and the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) met at the Legislative buildings today to announce the new Fisher Bay provincial park.

The area was nominated for provincial park status by FRCN in 1999 to protect a...


Jun 20 11
NEW BIRDING TRAIL UNVEILED, NATURE CANADA SIGNS MANITOBA-ISRAEL MOU PROTECTING BIRDS, PROMOTING ECOT

Nature Canada is adding its signature to a birding and guiding memorandum signed by Premier Greg Selinger and the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) last October, Water Stewardship Minister Christine Melnick announced today.

The minister made the announcement with Nature Canada at...


Jun 17 11
CPAWS Applauds Wilderness Protection Announcement

[caption id=“attachment_1480” align=“alignright” width=“300” caption=“Ray Rabliaskus of Poplar River and Ron Thiessen, CPAWS Manitoba”]Ray Rabliaskus of Poplar River and Ron Thiessen, CPAWS Manitoba[/caption]

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is cheering the protection of a huge area of Manitoba’s Boreal Forest that was announced by the...


Jun 07 11
Province Releases “Save Lake Winnipeg” Plan

New safeguards for pollutant-filtering wetlands, large protection goal needed

The Manitoba government has just released Bill 46 - The Save Lake Winnipeg Act. The aim is to significantly reduce phosphorus and other nutrients that are drastically affecting the health of the world’s 11th largest...


Jun 07 11
GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR PLAN TO IMPROVE BIRDS HILL PARK FOR FAMILIES

Manitoba’s Backyard Makeover Continues with Beach, Campsite Expansions:  Premier

Birds Hill Provincial Park will undergo a major makeover over the next five years that will significantly improve the popular outdoor adventure and camping destination for Manitoba families, Premier Greg Selinger...


Jun 03 11
PREMIER UNVEILS PLAN TO SAVE LAKE WINNIPEG

The Government of Manitoba will take new action to protect the province’s water and save Lake Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.

“The stakes are too high and the time to take action is now,” said Selinger.  “Lake Winnipeg is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world and...


Mar 31 11
PARKS RESERVATION SERVICE OPENS APRIL 4 FOR 2011 PROVINCIAL PARK CAMPSITE BOOKINGS

Most Popular Method of Reserving A Campsite in Manitoba Ready to Go:  Blaikie

Campers will be able to book provincial park campsites online starting 7:30 a.m. on Monday, April 4 when Manitoba’s Parks Reservation Service opens for another great camping season, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie...


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