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September 27, 2016


Help us bid farewell to our feathered friends. Enjoy crafts and special events or just relax and enjoy the sites. The Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Thanksgiving long weekend from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wildlife Haven Special Event Saturday, October 8, 2016 1 p.m. – 3…

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September 27, 2016


Saturday, October 29, 2016 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary Go on this high tech scavenger hunt as you discover the bats found in the Whiteshell and learn about a new threat they face. We’ll provide the GPS devices and instruction and then venture around the sanctuary grounds searching for hidden…

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September 12, 2016


The Whiteshell Cottagers Association with assistance from Sustainable Development at the Province of Manitoba is currently exploring the possibility of creating a North Whiteshell Fire Department or contracting with surrounding municipalities to provide structural fire protection (fight cottage fires) and other services such as responding to motor vehicle accidents. You might be aware of the…

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September 7, 2016

Take the National Wildfire Prevention Survey today

Human-caused wildfires continue to be a problem across the country, causing damage and threatening the health and safety of the public. Canada’s wildland fire management agencies want your input as they develop a national prevention campaign. This survey will only take about 15 minutes to complete – provide your thoughts and advice now!

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September 6, 2016

Grandparents Day With The Trappers

Saturday, September 10, 2016 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Location: Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary Listen in on Whiteshell trappers as they pass on stories from the trap line and how trapping has evolved over the years. Discover the many furbearing animals in the park and what makes each one unique. Afterwards, roast bannock around the…

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September 2, 2016

Free entry to provincial parks during Labour Day long weekend

The provincial government is once again offering free entry to provincial parks during the Labour Day long weekend. Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox made the announcement Thursday. “We encourage Manitobans to take the opportunity to enjoy all that our provincial parks have to offer,” Cox said in a news release. “Late summer is the perfect…

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