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5 Ways Biodiversity Supports Us (and 1 Way You Can Help It Thrive)
Five ways biodiversity helps Manitoba’s communities and wild spaces, including polar bears and caribou.
Indigenous Knowledge and Conserving Caribou
Ernie Bussidor of Sayisi Dene First Nation and CPAWS MB Executive Director Ron Thiessen went to the North American Caribou Workshop in Ottawa.
TAKE ACTION: Manitoba government misses caribou protection deadlines
Eight years. That’s how long it’s been since the Manitoba government missed its first self-imposed deadline to protect our threatened caribou. A federal deadline came and went nearly a year ago. To make matters worse, the province still has not even scheduled key consultations. And our sources indicate that the province’s end-of-2018 deadline may also slip by with no plans in place.
The Government of Canada and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society reach an important agreement
The Government of Canada and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society reach an important agreement on species at risk reporting
Temporary Protection for Amisk Park Reserve could lapse without public comments
The province is requesting your input by April 1 on their proposal to renew the protected status of Amisk Park Reserve. Without expressed support for continued protection, Amisk may once again be open for industrial resource activities that would impact the area’s pristine natural state.
Climate revenues for carbon rich conservation
Conservation of vast complexes of undisturbed boreal wetlands and forests needs to be top priority because if the carbon they hold is disturbed and released into the atmosphere, it would accelerate climate change. These complexes are also critical as natural flood mitigation infrastructure necessary for adapting to the impacts of a changing climate.
Federal caribou deadline passes without provincial action
As of this month, the province of Manitoba has received over 21,000 petitions and letters collected in the province that call for stronger efforts to protect and recover threatened boreal woodland caribou. The correspondences, facilitated by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), were delivered in advance of yesterday’s federal deadline for provinces and territories to outline recovery actions for woodland caribou ranges.
Re: Hunting Moose in Canada to Save Caribou From Wolves (August 30, 2017)
Robert Serrouya is correct in his assertion that killing wolves to save caribou is a band-aid solution and we need to deal with the cause.
A fleeting opportunity to conserve the greatest intact watershed in Manitoba
The waters that drain into these areas are sourced from roughly 1.4 million square kilometres of the North American landscape (about twice the size of Alberta), a region that includes concentrated development as well as large areas of intact Boreal forest.
Seal River watershed campaign gets a boost from École Riverview students in Winnipeg
CPAWS Manitoba is always thrilled to receive invitations from educators and students to join them in the classroom and discuss boreal conservation in Manitoba. The experience is often both humbling and energizing. This proved to be the case when we were fortunate enough to meet with the enthusiastic grade 3 & 4 students in Mme. Annette Danis’ French Immersion class at École Riverview.
CPAWS releases party responses to election questionnaire
Today, the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) released the results of its all-party provincial election questionnaire. The responses are to inform voters of party positions on issues related to the future health of the vast Boreal ecosystem of Manitoba, which covers 80% of the province