Caroline Wintoniw paddled the Seal River in northern Manitoba, a trip of a lifetime for many backcountry canoeists.
A Strong Sense of Responsibility to Safeguard the Land Drives Seal River Watershed Initiative
Sayisi Dene First Nation is leading an initiative to protect the entirety of the Seal River Watershed as an Indigenous Protected Area.
News Release: Seal River Watershed slated to become Indigenous Protected Area
The Government of Canada invested $3.2 million in the Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area Initiative.
Dene, Cree And Inuit Youth Share Love Of Nature At Ottawa Conference
Ten Indigenous youth from Northern Manitoba and Nunavut shared their love of nature with youth from eastern Canada at an Ottawa conference led by CPAWS.
Youth Share Interest In Hide Tanning With 60 People In Arviat
Four youth from Arviat helped their community engage in traditional practices by organizing a caribou hide tanning workshop with the support CPAWS.
Sharing Her Love For The Land And Water Empowers Young Woman From Tadoule Lake
Rebecca Thorassie is finding her voice by speaking to her remote northern Manitoba community about the need to protect their lands and waters.
Tadoule Lake Stewardship Summit
The sound of drums and laughter echoed across a rippling lake as a group of Dene, Cree and Inuit youth learned how to play traditional Dene hand games.
Indigenous Knowledge and Conserving Caribou
Ernie Bussidor of Sayisi Dene First Nation and CPAWS MB Executive Director Ron Thiessen went to the North American Caribou Workshop in Ottawa.
A fleeting opportunity to conserve the greatest intact watershed in Manitoba
The waters that drain into these areas are sourced from roughly 1.4 million square kilometres of the North American landscape (about twice the size of Alberta), a region that includes concentrated development as well as large areas of intact Boreal forest.
Seal River watershed campaign gets a boost from École Riverview students in Winnipeg
CPAWS Manitoba is always thrilled to receive invitations from educators and students to join them in the classroom and discuss boreal conservation in Manitoba. The experience is often both humbling and energizing. This proved to be the case when we were fortunate enough to meet with the enthusiastic grade 3 & 4 students in Mme. Annette Danis’ French Immersion class at École Riverview.
Know the North guest blog #6 – Lessons in Positivity
Our trip this summer was a steep learning curve for me on multiple fronts. (I mean, sure I had paddled before… but 46 straight days of paddling really gave me an opportunity to perfect skills that I may have previously considered to be more than adequate…) To my surprise, the most important lesson that I learned had nothing at all to do with canoeing.
Know the North guest blog #5 – A Land of Stories
If you have ever paddled on a seldom-traveled river, you likely know the joy of seeing a rock that has been marked with canoe paint. Rocks donning red, green, and yellow streaks can be found in shallow creeks, at campsite landings, and in eddies along the river. To me, these little splashes of colour have always been reassuring. They suggest that you are on the right path…
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