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April 4th, 2024

Bird Recorders Will Support Conservation in FRCN

Two wildlife audio recorders were set up in FRCN as part of a project to study how birds migrate through, breed, and live in the Interlake.
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April 12th, 2022

‘We need to leave it there for the next generation’ says Fisher River Cree Nation elder

Dorothy L Crate is a respected elder and member of Fisher River Cree Nation who wants the lands and waters protected for future generations.
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December 21st, 2012

Chief David Crate Receives Diamond Jubilee Award

CPAWS congratulates Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation for receiving the prestigious Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award. The award was given to him for his many contributions and outstanding service to his community. CPAWS worked with Chief Crate and Fisher River Cree Nation to establish the Fisher Bay provincial
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April 20th, 2011

Province Stalling on Promise to Establish Park

First Nation and conservation group say government is six months past deadline For Immediate Release Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) say it’s time for the Manitoba government to quit stalling and designate a Fisher Bay provincial park as they promised to do
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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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October 26th, 2010

Manitoba chief honoured for provincial park campaign

The pursuit of a provincial park has earned one Manitoba chief a Prairie Crocus prize. Chief David Crate of the Fisher River Cree Nation will receive Nature Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus Award in recognition of his leadership in the campaign to establish a new provincial park around Fisher Bay on Lake
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October 12th, 2010

Province stalling on designating wilderness park: Fisher River chief

The chief of Fisher River Cree Nation says the province is stalling on a plan to establish a provincial park at Fisher Bay. In a release issued today FRCN and Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) say the province is attempting to back down on its commitment to designate a
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September 11th, 2009

Fisher River Cree Nation: Guardians of Mother Earth

Growing up in Manitoba’s Interlake, you can’t help but have an appreciation of the wilderness around you. If you are away from it for any period of time, the lake itself calls to you. Its influence is age old and bone deep.  Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN) understands this connection
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March 12th, 2009

Fisher River Cree Nation and environmental group renew plea for provincial park

WINNIPEG, March 10. The Fisher River Cree Nation and a leading environmental organization are taking their campaign for a wilderness park to the Manitoba legislature. The groups will appeal directly to elected legislators and the NDP government to finish the job they started and create a new provincial park. They
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March 10th, 2009

Fisher River Cree Nation renews plea for provincial park

A northern community’s efforts to convince the Doer government to create a provincial park in its area is moving to Winnipeg today. The Fisher River Cree Nation is holding a news conference at 11:30 a.m. in room 334 of the Legislative Building. Fisher River chief David Crate said the province
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June 16th, 2008

Gerrard endorses Fisher River Cree Nation Provincial Park Proposal

Winnipeg -Manitoba Liberal Leader Dr. Jon Gerrard today met with Chief David Crate of the Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN) and endorsed their proposal for the Fisher Bay Provincial Park. Gerrard called on the government to respect the wishes of the First Nation and create a provincial park according to
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June 6th, 2008

Fisher River disappointed in small park reserve proposed

A proposal to create a 160,000 hectare (ha) protected area west at Fisher Bay on Lake Winnipeg was ignored by Manitoba Conservation, proponents of the Fisher Bay Park Reserve claim. Instead, the province is presenting a plan for an 89,000-ha reserve west of Fisher Bay, including about 60,000 ha of
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