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CPAWS Manitoba has been instrumental in establishing 22 parks and protected areas in the province. That’s nearly 4 million hectares of healthy lands and waters conserved for future generations of people and wildlife. With your help, we hope to preserve half of Manitoba’s wilderness. Take action on our current campaigns and learn more about past campaign wins.
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May 28th, 2024

The Dreamer Who United Four Nations to Protect a Watershed: Remembering Ernie Bussidor

Manitoba lost a champion of nature when Ernie Bussidor died in his sleep on January 27, 2024 at the age of 67. And I lost a friend.
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May 21st, 2024

What Does It Mean to Protect Manitoba’s Wild Spaces? It Means a Lot

Protecting the Hudson Bay Lowlands benefits people who live in nothern Manitoba along with wildlife like polar bears, caribou and birds.
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April 4th, 2024

Bird Recorders Will Support Conservation in FRCN

Two wildlife audio recorders were set up in FRCN as part of a project to study how birds migrate through, breed, and live in the Interlake.
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March 8th, 2024

Manitoba Needs to Invest in Nature in Upcoming Budget

Premier Kinew’s government needs to make a substantial investment to achieve its ambitious target of protecting 30% of Manitoba by 2030.
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February 26th, 2024

A Budget to Help Manitoba — and the Planet: OP-ED

The upcoming Manitoba budget needs to show a strong investment in protecting nature, CPAWS and Audubon wrote in a Winnipeg Free Press op-ed.
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February 15th, 2024

Seal River Watershed: Get to Know the Animals and Birds We Are Working to Protect

There are 261 known species in the Seal River Watershed, of which 19 are at risk. Here are some of the beautiful animals whose habitat could be preserved thanks to the stewardship of the Seal River Watershed Alliance.
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January 22nd, 2024

Watershed a Gem: Letter to Editor

The joined hands of Indigenous leadership and the governments of Manitoba and Canada to protect nature is conservation done right.
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January 18th, 2024

Indigenous-led Conservation Initiative Protects 50,000 sq km in Northern Manitoba

Four First Nations secured interim protection for the Seal River Watershed, a pristine wilderness nearly as large as Nova Scotia.
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October 19th, 2023

Tell New MLAs to Protect Manitoba’s Lands and Waters

We welcomed incoming MLAs with a caribou stuffie and a reminder that Manitobans are counting on them to protect our lands and waters.
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October 5th, 2023

New Manitoba Government Ushers in Historic Commitment to Nature

The future is bright for nature in Manitoba after a new government was elected on October 3 with strong commitments to conservation.
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September 21st, 2023

Nature-Based Solutions Have Role

“We no longer have the luxury of delaying action to address this existential threat,” Ron Thiessen wrote in a letter to the Free Press.
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September 11th, 2023

Birds of Manitoba’s Hudson Bay Lowlands: A Vital Ecosystem in Need of Protection

The Birds of Manitoba: Hudson Bay Lowlands report offers a strong case for conservation in the region, which is home to an incredible array of wildlife and enormous stores of carbon within its expansive peatlands.
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