See below for news coverage about CPAWS Manitoba.
January 24, 2022 | CBC RADIO - Up to speed
Find out why Manitoba's polar bear maternity dens need protection and what you can do to help in this CBC Manitoba radio interview with CPAWS Manitoba Executive Director Ron Thiessen.
January 24, 2022 | Winnipeg Free Press
Manitoba has lost nearly a third of its polar bears in the past 30 years. We will lose even more as the ice continues to retreat in Hudson Bay. CPAWS Manitoba is working to protect the lands where polar bear mothers raise their cubs.
January 4, 2022 | Winnipeg Free Press
Manitoba must embrace its identity as an ocean province and take steps to protect and conserve our threatened marine habitat.
December 16, 2021 | Radio-Canada
In this interview, we talk about the CPAWS Manitoba webinar on how to be a good neighbour to nature featuring Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre and our upcoming winter activities like group hikes.
December 16, 2021 | Beerly Standing Podcast
CPAWS Manitoba and Torque Brewing teamed up to create Polar Beer, an American pale ale brewed with Manitoba spruce tips. The hosts of Beerly Standing review Polar Beer starting at 35:30 on episode 109.
December 9, 2021 | Radio-Canada
For one of the CPAWS Manitoba Nature Club hikes, we partnered with Directorat de l'activité sportive du Manitoba, an organization that contributes to the development of Manitoba’s Francophone community through sport and physical activity in French.
December 2, 2021 | Winnipeg Free Press
A document shows the government was mulling a private model for parks months before it finalized a 21-year lease with a businessman to operate St. Ambroise Beach Provincial Park.
November 20, 2021 | CBC
If you want to hike but you don't want to go alone, our free group hikes are a great way to help you hit the trail.
November 20, 2021 | Winnipeg Free Press
We partnered with Torque Brewing to create Polar Beer, a seasonal American pale ale made with Cascade and Simcoe hops as well as Manitoba spruce tips.
November 19, 2021 | CBC
Ahead of our webinar on the topic, Dr. Michael Schrimpf spoke to Marcy Markusa of Information Radio about how North American birds responded to reduced human activity during COVID-19.
November 19, 2021 | National Observer
Two hundred nature groups are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to "get it right" when it comes to climate change and biodiversity loss, and CPAWS is one of them.
November 5, 2021 | CBC
Dr. Diana Bizecki Robson, Curator of Botany at The Manitoba Museum, led a webinar focused on endangered plants in Manitoba and spoke with CBC Manitoba about it.
October 18, 2021 | Winnipeg Free Press
The polar bear has been recognized as an official emblem of Manitoba, and in this letter to the editor, CPAWS Manitoba Executive Director Ron Thiessen stresses the importance of protecting polar bear habitats.
October 8, 2021 | Global News
Manitoba introduced legislation to add the polar bear as an official emblem. CPAWS Manitoba Executive Director Ron Thiessen says he hopes the designation will improve conservation efforts for polar bears, which are deemed as threatened in our province.
September 30, 2021 | Express weekly news
With the help of CPAWS Manitoba, Peguis First Nation, and several Interlake communities, the Fisher River Cree Nation Conservation Areas Initiative aims to protect the health of the natural landscape while creating sustainable economic opportunities.
September 16, 2021 | The Uniter
The University of Winnipeg newspaper featured the CPAWS Manitoba nature workshops in an article highlighting the return of live events in Manitoba.
June 29, 2021 | Radio-canada
The CPAWS Manitoba Lunch & Learn webinars introduce people to nature experts in the province. Listen to this radio clip in French starting at 22:20.
June 22, 2021 | National Observer
Lack of adequate conservation measures by provinces and territories is to blame for Canada failing to meet its international conservation target, according to a CPAWS report.
June 9, 2021 | Winnipeg Free Press
The Pallister government has contracted out work to a private developer in a second provincial park, angering the union for conservation officers and environmental groups, who demand an end to the privatization of public assets.
June 8, 2021 | CTV
Thousands of people have attended the CPAWS Manitoba Lunch & Learn webinars, learning new wilderness skills and growing their connection to nature.
June 7, 2021 | CTV
June 7, 2021, marked the 60th anniversary of the establishment of St. Ambroise Provincial Park in Manitoba, but this summer the rules are a little different, as a private company is managing the space.
June 7, 2021 | Winnipeg Free Press
Campsite fees tripled at St. Ambroise Provincial Park after a private company took over what was a public service.
June 2021 | The Leaf
A newspaper that covers the Wolseley and West Broadway communities in Winnipeg published our blog post "How to Survive Yet Another School Lockdown: Get Outside," which features pandemic parenting tips from a twin mom.
May 14, 2021 | CTV
In spring, while several provincial campgrounds officially opened for the season, Manitobans couldn't have a campfire or go for a hike or bike ride on most popular trails due to wildfire risk.
april 22, 2021 | Radio-Canada
On Earth Day 2021, Premier Brian Pallister announced a $20-million endowment fund to be managed by the Winnipeg Foundation. Watch the clip in French starting at 8:20.
April 22, 2021 | Winnipeg Free Press
At a time when Manitobans are heading to provincial parks in massive numbers to escape pandemic boredom, the government has set up a fund to improve them.
april 22, 2021 | Global News
The Manitoba government is creating a $20-million endowment fund for provincial parks intended to support park improvements and programming “in perpetuity.”
april 22, 2021 | Radio-Canada
Manitoba is creating a new $20 million endowment fund to maintain and improve provincial parks.
April 1, 2021 | CBC
First Nations and environmentalists decry a move by the provincial government to expand tourist access to polar bears in Churchill.
August 26, 2020 | cbc
The Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area Initiative aims to protect the entire Seal River Watershed from industrial activity.