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February 26th, 2024

A Budget to Help Manitoba — and the Planet

There is an issue that touches on all the important measures Premier Wab Kinew will likely seek to address in his first budget. It encompasses the health, security, prosperity, and future of all Manitobans. It is also one in which the planet has a stake.
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January 22nd, 2024

Watershed a Gem: Letter to Editor

The joined hands of Indigenous leadership and the governments of Manitoba and Canada to protect nature is conservation done right.
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December 19th, 2023

24 Reasons to Be Hopeful About Nature in 2024

There has never been a better time to make big changes – and big impacts – in the world of conservation. Especially right here in Manitoba.
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September 21st, 2023

Nature-Based Solutions Have Role

“We no longer have the luxury of delaying action to address this existential threat,” Ron Thiessen wrote in a letter to the Free Press.
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September 9th, 2011

Is a 60% chance of survival enough?

The federal government has finally released a long overdue draft woodland caribou recovery strategy required under the Species At Risk Act. As you know, the survival of Boreal woodland caribou is threatened throughout most of Canada. The biggest cause of their decline is habitat loss caused by logging, mining, and
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September 3rd, 2011

Witness Little Limestone Lake changing colour in Real Time!

A video of Little Limestone Lake changing colour.
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May 12th, 2011

Fisher Bay Donations Needed

$4500 Needed The scenic and ecologically precious Fisher Bay area is being eroded daily by logging and mining projects. To protect the area for future generations, we are striving to establish a provincial park to safeguard nature, culture and sustainable economic opportunities. To save a significant part of the Fisher
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April 18th, 2011

Donate To the Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage Fund and The Winnipeg Foundation will make a donation

When you donate to the Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage Fund in the next 90-Hours The Winnipeg Foundation will also make a gift to our organization. It’s all part of their 90-Hour Giving Challenge. Donate anytime from 6 am Monday, April 18 through to Midnight Thursday, April 21 to help us
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November 4th, 2010

Chief David Crate Receives Prairie Crocus Award

Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation was recently awarded Nature Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus Award for his efforts to establish a Fisher Bay provincial park in the south Interlake region of Manitoba. CPAWS congratulates Chief Crate and we look forward to
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August 12th, 2010

Urgent! Help Protect Manitoba’s Colour-changing Lake

The biggest and best marl lake in the world! Comments to the government needed by August 31. Please don’t delay. Do it now! Little Limestone Lake is the largest and most outstanding marl lake on Earth Marl is created when calcite, a constituent of limestone, is chemically precipitated from warm
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May 30th, 2010

Tim’s Camp in Whiteshell Approved by Manitoba Government

Kids Camps – Good, No Park Plans – Bad Sylvia Lake, Feb 2010 The Manitoba government has given approval for Tim Horton’s to construct a children’s camp near Sylvia Lake in Whiteshell provincial park in advance of a up-to-date park management plan. The dusty 27 year old plan for the
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February 17th, 2010

Province Takes Backward Approach to Pitching New Camp in Whiteshell Provincial Park

Map of the proposed Tim’s Camp. Click to Enlarge The province has announced a new location for a proposed Tim Horton’s children’s camp near Sylvia Lake in Whiteshell provincial park. The message from CPAWS is the same as last year when Meditation Lake was originally proposed for a Tim Horton’s
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