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September 28, 2022

CPAWS Manitoba Urges Mayoral and City Councilor Hopefuls to Protect Assiniboine Forest

CPAWS Manitoba hosted a press conference in September 2022 to discuss protecting Assiniboine Forest as a national urban park.
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September 26, 2022

Vote for Assiniboine Forest: Letter to the Editor

As preserving the carbon stored in ecosystems can help slow the accelerator pedal on climate change, a sterling opportunity for mayoral candidates lies with Winnipeg’s beloved Assiniboine Forest.
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September 12, 2022

Letter to the Editor: Indigenous effort appreciated

I applaud the Indigenous nations within Manitoba that are working to establish protected and conserved natural areas.
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September 9, 2022

Help Preserve Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Forest

Assiniboine Forest is the natural choice for Winnipeg’s first National Urban Park.
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July 28, 2022

7 Webinars Introducing You to Manitoba’s Arctic

We introduced Manitoba’s north to more than 390 people over three months in 2022 with our Arctic Speaker Series.
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June 13, 2022

Letter to the Editor: Protect Assiniboine Forest

Only six per cent of Winnipeg’s total city area is public park land, compared to the average of Canadian cities at nine per cent.
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May 5, 2022

3 Ways Nature Helps Your Mental Health

We know connecting to wild spaces can have feel-good benefits, but just how impactful can nature be for our mental health?
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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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September 2, 2016

Declining moose numbers prompt online surveys ahead of 50th North American moose conference

Reported declines in the moose population have prompted the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) to seek answers from experts and the public in the hope of preventing the species
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September 1, 2016

CPAWS mobilizes a flotilla of canoes to celebrate 25 years of success in Manitoba

To celebrate its 25th anniversary of wilderness conservation in the province, the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is hosting a paddling event on the Assiniboine
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May 22, 2016

International Day for Biological Diversity – MB underusing effective tools to preserve biodiversity

In Manitoba, community land use planning and the Protected Areas Initiative are powerful tools to achieve biodiversity conservation targets. CPAWS hopes the new provincial government will employ these tools as
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March 24, 2016

CPAWS releases citizen-backed provincial election questionnaire

With a provincial election on the horizon, the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) has today released an all-party questionnaire to help inform voters of party positions on issues related
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