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How Beef Helps Birds

Eating a burger might not seem like an act of conservation, but beef production, or more specifically cattle grazing, now has a place of significance in one of the world’s most endangered ecosystems. North America’s temperate grasslands are disappearing faster than the rainforest, and cattle farming could help stop this decline.

2017 AGM

2017 AGM

Join us for our AGM and Manitoba Wolves presentation on March 20th

Our annual general meeting will take place on Monday, March 20th at 7pm at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre (340 Provencher Blvd) on the second floor (Salle Antoine-Gaborieau).

Following the meeting (at about 7:30pm) will be a presentation about Manitoba wolves from Daniel Dupont. Daniel was scheduled to present this talk in October, but due to illness he coudn't make it. There was so much interest in his presentation we asked him to speak at our AGM.

2017 Garden Tour

Thanks to all who made our 2017 Garden Tour a success! Stay in touch with the latest events by subscribing to our newsletter.


For many years Our Natural Garden Tour has given you exclusive access to explore some of the most stunning gardens in Winnipeg, and this year is no exception! Join us on July 8th, 2017 for some botanical fun, and help support a great cause!


The gardens

2017 New Year's Resolutions

It's the time of year when many people are thinking about New Year's resolutions. Often our goals at this time of year focus on things we would like to change about ourselves and our lives - lose a few pounds, pay off that credit card, or maybe actually getting to those books you've been meaning to read.

Manitoba Trails Project

If you’re hiking any of Manitoba’s great trails in the future, you may come back with something very valuable – information. The Manitoba Trails Project (MTP) is a brand new non-profit organization and they are looking for the help of outdoor enthusiasts to submit photos and details about the trails they use.

Feeding Birds in Winter

Written by: Lynsay Perkins  Photographs by: Dennis Swayze

You may have heard that feeding birds in the winter causes them to be dependent on feeders or can interfere with migration, but according to Paula Grieef, Resident Naturalist at Oak Hammock Marsh, there isn’t really a down side to properly feeding birds in the winter.