Manitoba’s Protected Areas Initiative

October 28, 2014

Chronology of Protected Areas

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May – Spruce Woods Provincial Park Expansion
August – Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park Backcountry Expansion
– Holmgren Pines Ecological Reserve
– Pocock Lake Ecological Reserve –
Expansion and Boundary Adjustment


June – Brokenhead Wetland Ecological Reserve Expansion
December – Little Grand Rapids First Nation Traditional Use Planning Area
– Pauingassi First Nation Traditional Use Planning Area


June – Little Limestone Lake Provincial Park
– Asatiwisipe Aki Traditional Use Planning Area
– Delta Marsh Wildlife Management Area Expansion
July – Fisher Bay Provincial Park
December – Pimitotah Traditional Use Planning Area


October – Birch Island Provincial Park
November – Nueltin Lake Provincial Park
– Colvin Lake Provincial Park


March – Nature Conservancy of Canada Lands –
Protected Private Lands Addition
– Observation Point Wildlife Management Area
– Whitemouth Bog Ecological Reserve
– Whitemouth Bog Wildlife Management Area
April – Pembina Valley Wildlife Management Area Addition
– Pinawa Dam Provincial Park Expansion
October – Kaskatamagan Wildlife Management Area
– Kaskatamagan Sipi Wildlife Management Area


June – Duff Roblin Provincial Park


July – Little Limestone Lake Park Reserve
August – Beaudry Provincial Park Backcountry Expansion
– Nopiming Provincial Park Backcountry Expansion
September – Whitemouth Falls Provincial Park Expansion


June – Part of Delta Marsh Wildlife Management Area
November – Ducks Unlimited Canada Lands – Protected Private Lands
– Wakopa and Wellington Wildlife Management Areas
December – Grand Island Park Reserve Expansion


June – Brokenhead Wetland Ecological Reserve
August – Manitoba Naturalists Society Lands – Protected Private Lands
September – Armit Meadows Ecological Reserve
– Birch River Ecological Reserve


March – Criddle/Vane Homestead Provincial Park
May – Bell and Steeprock Canyons Protected Area –
Protected Provincial Forest
– Little George Island Ecological Reserve
June – Nature Conservancy of Canada Lands – Protected Private Lands
– Rivers Provincial Park Backcountry Addition
December – Jennifer and Tom Shay Ecological Reserve
– Manigotagan River Provincial Park
– Duff Roblin Park Reserve


March – Criddle/Vane Homestead Park Reserve


May – Caribou River Provincial Park
September – Trappist Monastery Provincial Park
November – Expand boundaries of two protected Wildlife Management Areas


June – Goose Islands Park Reserve
– Grand Island Park Reserve
– Kinwow Bay Park Reserve
– Pelican Islands Park Reserve
– Pemmican Island Park Reserve
– Sturgeon Bay Park Reserve
July – Protect all or part of eight Wildlife Management Areas
August – Walter Cook Caves Park Reserve
October – Pembina Valley Provincial Park


May – Birch Island Park Reserve
– Fisher Bay Park Reserve
– Protect all or part of 13 Wildlife Management Areas

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