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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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February 9th, 2024

Put Spending Time in Nature on Your New Year’s Resolution List: OP-ED

Most people don’t need a meta-analysis of scientific research to tell them they feel good when they’re out in the woods or listening to waves lapping on the shore of the lake.
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December 19th, 2023

Dozens of Ways to Get Outside With CPAWS Manitoba in 2024

Want to get outside and explore Manitoba? We’ll be offering dozens of Nature Club events in 2024 like free group hikes and $5 paddle nights.
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June 8th, 2023

Hike at Cedar Bog Trail in Birds Hill

Looking for an easy and family-friendly hike close to Winnipeg? Cedar Bog is perfect! The Bird’s Hill trail is a great hike for families, people who are new to hiking, and experienced outdoorsy types looking for a simple trip in the woods. 
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February 10th, 2021

How to Survive Getting Lost in the Wilderness

Sherman Kong from Maple Leaf Survival shares must-know wilderness survival information for Manitoba adventures.
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January 28th, 2021

‘Deadly Rapids’ and Polar Bear Encounters on the Seal River

Caroline Wintoniw paddled the Seal River in northern Manitoba, a trip of a lifetime for many backcountry canoeists.
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December 10th, 2020

5 Tips for Backcountry Camping in Manitoba

Backcountry camping may seem intimidating, but it’s easier than you think. Go from novice camper to backcountry explorer with these tips!
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November 30th, 2020

Best Backcountry Camping Trips in Manitoba

Manitoba is home to some of the best backcountry camping spots in Canada. Use this guide to plan your next adventure.
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