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May 28, 2020

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River

  Click the link blow for the Hydro Weekly Lake Level Forecast for the Winnipeg River 20200528_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20200521_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20200514_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20200507_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20200430_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River Lake Level Reports for selected Whiteshell lakes from Manitoba Infrastructure are available at https://www.gov.mb.ca/mit/floodinfo/floodoutlook/forecast_centre/lakes/lake_levels/2018/whiteshell_water_levels.pdf

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May 28, 2020

Report on Falcon Lake Dam Rehabilitation Information and Survey

Manitoba Infrastructure has released a report on the results of the January survey of the Falcon Lake dam rehabilitation options Click the link below to see the report Falcon-Heard-Final Information on the survey and open house held in January is available below. Falcon Lake Dam Rehabilitation Information and Survey

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May 22, 2020

Whiteshell Water Levels

Lake Level Reports for selected Whiteshell lakes from Manitoba Infrastructure are available at https://www.gov.mb.ca/mit/floodinfo/floodoutlook/forecast_centre/lakes/lake_levels/2018/whiteshell_water_levels.pdf Big Whiteshell is currently not reporting because of a problem with the gauge.  A new one is on order. Water level information for the Winnipeg River is available here https://whiteshellcottagers.com/whiteshell_news/hydro-weekly-forecast-for-the-winnipeg-river-2/    

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May 14, 2020

May 14 Province’s Reminder to Practice Social Distancing in the Parks

As Manitobans and visitors make their plans for the upcoming May long-weekend, the province is reminding those who are heading out to provincial parks, campgrounds, or their cottage to follow the advice of Manitoba’s chief public health officer and practise proper social distancing. This is especially important in public areas, such as campgrounds, trails, beaches, […]

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May 8, 2020

Green Team Program

Manitoba Conservation and Climate’s Green Team students are hired for 8 weeks (June 29 – August 21, 2020) or 14 weeks (May 19 – August 21, 2020) in two categories: Basic Skills Worker ($11.85 per hour) or Lead Hand or Semi-Skilled Worker ($12.60 per hour). The application form can be found on this link or […]

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May 8, 2020

May 8 Water Level Fluctuations at Slave Falls

Manitoba Hydro reports that on May 8th the water level between Pointe Du Bois and Slave Falls will be lowered around 3 feet and then returned to the original level over a period of about 20 hours, in order to close the Slave Falls spillway.  Water level fluctuations downstream of Slave Falls at Nutimik Lake […]

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May 7, 2020

FISHING SEASON OPENS THIS WEEKEND

The 2020-21 fishing season officially kicks off Saturday, May 9 in the Southern Division and Saturday, May 16 in the rest of the province, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “Recreational fishing is a great way to get outside, explore the outdoors and enjoy Manitoba’s wilderness,” said Pedersen. “Manitoba has an abundance […]

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May 4, 2020

Winnipeg River flow reductions

The Lake of the Woods Control Board reports that they will be directing daily small flow reductions out of Lake of the Woods starting May 5 in response to the current dry conditions. Precipitation in the basin has been below average for the past few weeks and there have been sharp reductions in flow out […]

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