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November 15th, 2021

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.
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December 16th, 2014

Whiteshell Provincial Park Expanded and Better Protected

Today, Manitoba added 23,325 hectares of lands and waters to its protected areas network by expanding the boundaries of Whiteshell Provincial Park and increasing protection of areas within the original boundaries.
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May 24th, 2011

Province to spend $20M upgrading Whiteshell park

The province will spend more than $20 million during the next five years to spruce up Whiteshell Provincial Park. The West Hawk Lake town site will be redeveloped, campgrounds will be improved throughout the park and a goose sanctuary visitor centre will be expanded to accommodate large groups such as
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February 8th, 2011

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 the place with the pines, spruce and birch trees,  graced by wetlands, rivers and lakes. The Whiteshell Provincial Park is
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January 10th, 2011

Woodland Caribou: A Canadian Idol

If you are Canadian, chances are you have a caribou in your pocket.  Since 1937, we have celebrated the woodland caribou by featuring its image on the “tails” side of millions of Canadian quarters. Woodland caribou are fascinating dwellers of Canada’s boreal region that boast many remarkable yet largely unknown
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