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indigenous conservation

Featured image for “The Dreamer Who United Four Nations to Protect a Watershed: Remembering Ernie Bussidor”
May 28th, 2024

The Dreamer Who United Four Nations to Protect a Watershed: Remembering Ernie Bussidor

Manitoba lost a champion of nature when Ernie Bussidor died in his sleep on January 27, 2024 at the age of 67. And I lost a friend.
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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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February 15th, 2024

Seal River Watershed: Get to Know the Animals and Birds We Are Working to Protect

There are 261 known species in the Seal River Watershed, of which 19 are at risk. Here are some of the beautiful animals whose habitat could be preserved thanks to the stewardship of the Seal River Watershed Alliance.
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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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January 18th, 2024

Indigenous-led Conservation Initiative Protects 50,000 sq km in Northern Manitoba

Four First Nations secured interim protection for the Seal River Watershed, a pristine wilderness nearly as large as Nova Scotia.
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December 14th, 2022

Major Progress in Safeguarding Nature and Advancing Reconciliation in Manitoba

A major milestone in the years-long campaign to establish the Seal River Watershed as an Indigenous Protected Area was reached Dec 14, 2022.
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December 5th, 2022

Indigenous Leadership Key to Conservation Efforts: OP-ED

Indigenous leadership is key to conserving Canada’s lands and waters: just look to an initiative to protect Manitoba’s Seal River Watershed.
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