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Prairie Day 2012

Tall Grass Prairie more than just Tall Grass

Prairie Day event (from’s Tall Grass Prairie Preserve will be hosting its annual Prairie Day event on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the Prairie Shore Interpretive Trail, located 3 kilometres east of Tolstoi on Provincial Road 209.

Show your support for the Experimental Lakes Area!

As you may have heard , the research programs undertaken at Experimental Lakes Area are scheduled to be cut by our government on March 31. The Experimental Lakes Area, or ELA, is a world renowned research station that directly benefits everyone everyday. The importance of the ELA is well expressed in a recent message we received from Dr. Mariah Mailman, a former researcher at ELA:

The Great Bird Search 2012

Great Bird SearchThe Great Bird Search will take place on Saturday, May 26, 2012. It is an educational fundraising event hosted by Nature Manitoba. Participants look for as many species of birds as they can for any length of time during the Gread Bird Search Day. Novice Birding Teams are lead by experienced birders and there is a BBQ for all participants in the afternoon.

Nature Manitoba protests proposed peat mining development in Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park

Sun Gro Horticulture Canada Ltd. is proposing to develop the Hay Point Bog to mine peat for the production horticultural peat products. The bog is located in Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park and covers an area of approximately 531 ha.  Before granting this proposal an environmental license, Manitoba Conservation is soliciting public input with a deadline of February 3, 2012.