Always wanted to explore the desert, but didn’t want to take the trip? Did you know we have the next best thing right here in Manitoba!
CPAWS Manitoba Urges Mayoral and City Councilor Hopefuls to Protect Assiniboine Forest
CPAWS Manitoba hosted a press conference in September 2022 to discuss protecting Assiniboine Forest as a national urban park.
3 Ways Nature Helps Your Mental Health
We know connecting to wild spaces can have feel-good benefits, but just how impactful can nature be for our mental health?
More Camping Spots Needed: Letter to the Editor
Manitobans no longer have enough camping facilities, protected natural spaces, or parks to serve our growing population.
Where to Hike Near the Pinawa Suspension Bridge
The trail near the Pinawa suspension bridge has plenty of Precambrian rock to climb but a gentler slope than you’ll find in the Whiteshell.
Hike the Scenic La Barrière Park
La Barrière Park Loop, 15 minutes from Winnipeg, is nearly three kilometres and takes around 60 minutes to complete.
Letter to the Editor: Make Assiniboine Forest a National Park
Assiniboine Forest would be an outstanding choice as a national park within Winnipeg.
Parks and protected areas are essential to our lives and economies: some provinces and territories still need convincing
The critical importance of parks and protected areas has been reinforced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CPAWS Partner Chief David Crate Inducted in Order of Canada
CPAWS Manitoba wishes to congratulate long-time partner in conservation Chief David Crate of Fisher River Cree Nation, who was recently inducted in the Order of Canada for his vision and leadership.
Success! Amisk Park Reserve Spared from Industrial Roads and Drills
Your voice is needed to tell the Manitoba government to secure a healthy future for a massive wildlife haven near Thompson
Annual Parks Report outlines roadmap for meeting land and freshwater protection in Manitoba
Winnipeg – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) released its annual Parks Report today, What’s Next: Parks and Protected Areas to 2020 and Beyond, which recommends how governments in Canada – federal, provincial, territorial and Indigenous – can work together to almost double our current protected areas to achieve our international commitment to protect at least 17% of our landscape by 2020, and to plan for the longer-term work needed to reverse the catastrophic and ongoing decline in nature. Canada has the biggest opportunity in a generation to protect nature – and this report provides a roadmap for action.
Huge Manitoba Conserved Boreal Forest Achieves World Heritage Site Status
CPAWS congratulates First Nations and the provincial government for their tremendous efforts in achieving a United Nations World Heritage Site on the east side of Lake Winnipeg. We also want to thank the thousands of Manitobans who expressed their support for the initiative, which includes large-scale conservation of our boreal forest ecosystem. CPAWS is honoured to have supported this journey over the 14 years it took to reach this goal.