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Fisher Bay

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April 12, 2022

‘We need to leave it there for the next generation’ says Fisher River Cree Nation elder

Dorothy L Crate is a respected elder and member of Fisher River Cree Nation who wants the lands and waters protected for future generations.
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July 13, 2021

Explore the Interlake and Win Prizes with Treasure Hunt App

Explore the beauty of Manitoba’s Interlake and learn about the lands and water with a free treasure hunt app that’s fun for the whole family.
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January 23, 2019

CPAWS Partner Chief David Crate Inducted in Order of Canada

CPAWS Manitoba wishes to congratulate long-time partner in conservation Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation, who was recently inducted in the Order of Canada for his vision and
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June 13, 2017

Expanding Protection of Traditional Lands and Waters in the Fisher Bay Region

The land surrounding Fisher Bay is remarkably undisturbed despite its relative short distance from urban, industrial and agricultural development. Every shoreline provides glimpses of the thriving biological diversity found here.
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March 26, 2015

Kinwow, Sturgeon and Fisher Bays: A Healthy Future for Lake Winnipeg!

The Kinwow and Sturgeon Bay park reserves have been in interim protection since 2001. Nominated for protection by Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation, the Manitoba government is asking us if we want
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December 20, 2013

Fisher Bay: Protecting Crucial Habitat for Manitoba’s Bats

Spanning over 800 km2, the Fisher Bay Reserve is located 2 hours north of Winnipeg and sits within a vast stretch of boreal forest. In order to preserve the healthy
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December 21, 2012

Chief David Crate Receives Diamond Jubilee Award

CPAWS congratulates Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation for receiving the prestigious Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award. The award was given to him for his many contributions and outstanding
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July 4, 2011

FRCN and CPAWS Celebrate New Fisher Bay Park

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June 28, 2011

Fisher Bay – Who decides?

Oh. My. Goodness! It’s so wet and windy in Winnipeg that I’m not able to get out on the boat and see Fisher Bay, one of the Seven Small Wonders
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April 20, 2011

Province Stalling on Promise to Establish Park

First Nation and conservation group say government is six months past deadline For Immediate Release Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) say it’s
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November 4, 2010

Chief David Crate Receives Prairie Crocus Award

Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation was recently awarded Nature Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus Award for his efforts to establish a
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October 26, 2010

Manitoba chief honoured for provincial park campaign

The pursuit of a provincial park has earned one Manitoba chief a Prairie Crocus prize. Chief David Crate of the Fisher River Cree Nation will receive Nature Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus
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