Dec. 14 decision on park reserves could have implications for lakes and fisheries


The Manitoba government’s deadline to make a decision on the permanent protection of nine islands in Lake Winnipegosis is tomorrow, Wednesday December 14th. Grand, Pemmican and Goose Islands have been temporarily protected as park reserves since 2001 to conserve wildlife and ecosystems in the Manitoba Lowlands Natural Region. Potential mineral interests on Pemmican Island have drawn concern from CPAWS.

Adapting to change


Like all natural systems, the Boreal in Manitoba is ever changing.

Protecting habitat foundational to protecting moose

MiraNews, Save Our Moose

Though it is concerning that the recent throne speech excludes commitments to advance the needle on protecting our valuable ecosystems, I am pleased it includes a provincial commitment to develop comprehensive co-management strategies to secure the long-term sustainability of our wildlife populations. Ultimately, the success of efforts to safeguard and recover wildlife will require the province to conserve adequate suitable habitat for the species with which we share the landscape.

Tour Canada’s Boreal Forest


Spanning 1.2 billion acres, Canada’s boreal forest is the largest intact forest ecosystem on the planet. This unique environment is home to hundreds of species of migratory fish and birds, and contains carbon-rich soil and permafrost critical to the fight against global warming.

Thinking big about the boreal


What is the boreal, why is it important and how do we rescue it? Most Manitobans have been to the boreal, but many are unaware that it’s called that. It’s … Read More