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August 12, 2021

Fire Bulletin August 12th – Restrictions Continue

The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that although there have been some recent improvements in weather conditions in parts of Manitoba, the fire danger levels remain high for the upcoming weekend. Fire and travel restrictions will continue. Outdoor Burning All provincial burning permits remain cancelled provincewide and new permits will not be issued until conditions improve. […]

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August 9, 2021

New Waste Depot at Caddy Lake

As previously announced  (link to announcement here) there will be a new waste collection site at PTH 312 and Block 9 Caddy Lake (fire road C3). Construction has recently started on the new site.  These photos are from August 15.

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August 6, 2021

Fire Bulletin August 6th – Restrictions Continue

The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that although there have been some recent improvements in weather conditions in parts of Manitoba, the fire danger levels remain high and some increased restrictions are required. These changes to fire and travel restrictions are being implemented, effective immediately. Outdoor Burning All provincial burning permits remain cancelled provincewide and new […]

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July 29, 2021

Fire Bulletin # 19 – Ongoing Resrictions

July 29, 2021 FIRE BULLETIN #19 Please note the Whiteshell is in Area 2 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that with some improvements in weather conditions in northern Manitoba, there will be a gradual lifting of some fire and travel restrictions. However, the south and central regions of the province still face high to extreme fire […]

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July 23, 2021

FIRE BULLETIN #18 – Lifting of some Restrictions

July 22, 2021 FIRE BULLETIN #18 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that thanks to recent rainfall in some areas of the province, there will be a gradual lifting of some fire and travel restrictions. However, some areas of the province still face high to extreme fire danger levels. These changes to fire Outdoor Burning All […]

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July 22, 2021

Reports of Significant Rain

The following are some reports from cottagers on rainfall amounts received July 21. West Hawk – 4.5” Green Lake – 1.8” (closest reading so far to Crow Duck fire) Big Whiteshell – 2.0 “ (also close to Crow duck) Betula – .5” Block 13 Falcon  3”. 2″ at Big Whiteshell 3.8” at Caddy Whitemouth just […]

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If you've seen some of our Daniel Alexander videos (Lynx) you may have wondered.................this sent to us by Steve McMahonWondering how to tell the difference between a bobcat and a lynx? Here are a few key differences:- Bobcats are smaller in size, with shorter legs.- Bobcats have a black-striped and white-tipped tail which is longer than that of the lynx.- Lynx have a tuft of dark hair on the tips of their ears. Have you ever encountered a bobcat or a Canada lynx? #WildlifeWednesday ... See MoreSee Less
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Latest trail reportGood snowfall amounts has set up good to excellent trail conditions for the last weekend of January. Great time to hit the trails with sunshine forecasted and a return to normal temperatures. Check interactive maps for trail updates: bit.ly/2BbNvuC #ManitobaParks ... See MoreSee Less
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Question from a cottager –“Would you be able to ask if anyone has been ice fishing on Beauchemin lake? Wondering if they are catching anything. Thanks” ... See MoreSee Less
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Another video from Bob Ronyck – “Nutimik Lake, November” ... See MoreSee Less
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