Oct 29 10
THREATENED WOODLAND CARIBOU, MOOSE POPULATIONS TO BE MONITORED, PROTECTED AS EAST SIDE ROAD PROJECT

A high-tech wildlife monitoring program will be part of the environmental-licensing process for the all-season road project from PR 304 near Hollow Water to Berens River First Nation, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson, minister responsible for the East Side Road Authority, and...


Oct 26 10
FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES MOVING FORWARD TO PROTECT TRADITIONAL LANDS ON EAST SIDE OF LAKE WINNIPEG:

Three Manitoba First Nations on the east side of Lake Winnipeg have taken steps to permanently protect their traditional lands and ensure that any new development be conducted with their collaboration, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie announced today.

The three First Nations are Poplar River,...


Oct 25 10
PROVINCE OF MANITOBA, SCIENTISTS, FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES TO FOCUS ON PROTECTING CARIBOU

Almost 400 experts from around the world will gather in Winnipeg for the 13th North American Caribou Workshop from Oct. 26 to 28 to share ideas and develop initiatives that will help protect Manitoba’s caribou herds, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie announced today.

“We expect the scientific and...


Oct 07 10
CAMPGROUND RESERVATION SYSTEM SEES INCREASE DESPITE WET WEATHER:  BLAIKIE

Manitoba’s provincial campgrounds experienced an increase in reservations so far this year despite wet weather this summer, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie announced today.

“We are pleased to see campers using our beautiful Manitoba campgrounds and I’d encourage everyone to visit a provincial...


Oct 01 10
PROVINCE ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR ABORIGINAL INTERPRETIVE LEARNING CENTRE
HOLLOW WATER FIRST NATION-A first-of-its-kind attraction in Manitoba will teach international visitors about our province’s rich natural and cultural heritage through the eyes of the Aboriginal people of Manitoba, Premier Greg Selinger announced at a site dedication ceremony held near here today...

Oct 01 10
Province backpedaling on promise to establish park

Last day for public comments

The Manitoba government is attempting to back down on its commitment to designate a Fisher Bay provincial park by the end of this month by asking Manitobans for their views on extending the park proposal process for up to 5 years. FRCN and CPAWS say the park should be...


Jul 19 10
CREATION OF LITTLE LIMESTONE LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK WOULD PROTECT AMAZING MARL LAKE:  BLAIKIE

Public Consultations Underway Until Aug. 31

A new provincial park at Little Limestone Lake in north-central Manitoba is being proposed and the public is invited to have input in the process from mid-July to late August, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie announced today.

“Protecting one of...


May 30 10
Province Advises Moose Populations Threatened in Several Areas of Manitoba
Manitoba Conservation advises it has cancelled moose hunting seasons in several areas of the province following recent aerial survey results showing a substantial decline in moose populations.
There has been a 58 per cent decline in the moose population around the Duck Mountain area since 1993, the...

May 27 10
International Plea to Protect the Heart of the Boreal - East side of Lake Winnipeg - McFadyen gets a

CPAWS’ Ron Thiessen (left) delivers a CD containing almost 10,000 letters from concerned international citizens to Hugh McFadyen (right).

Today, copies of almost 10,000 letters from North Americans who support a World Heritage Site on the east side of Lake Winnipeg were delivered to the Manitoba...


May 19 10
MANITOBA CONSERVATION ADVISES PUBLIC TO LEAVE WILDLIFE IN THE WILD

Manitoba Conservation reminds the public to avoid picking up or disturbing young wild animals thought to be abandoned, as they are most likely not orphaned.

Each year, many young wild animals are unnecessarily picked up by well-intentioned people and turned in to natural resource officers or...


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