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July 13, 2021

Another Wildfire at Betula Lake

6:30 PM Update from Manitoba Parks – There are no concerns to cottaging subdivisions at this time. We have received initial reports of another fire in the Betula Lake area.  Water bombers were spotted there earlier today.  More information to follow.    

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July 13, 2021

New Fire Restrictions effective July 14 FIRE BULLETIN #16

The Whiteshell is in area 2 therefore Level 3 restrictions apply. FIRE BULLETIN #16 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that due to the continued high to extreme fire danger levels across the province, additional fire and travel restrictions are being implemented provincewide, effective tomorrow, Wednesday, July 14, at 8 a.m. Outdoor Burning • All provincial burning […]

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July 13, 2021

Wildfire at Scott Rapids at Nutimik

6:30 PM Update from Manitoba Parks – There are no concerns to cottaging subdivisions at this time. Manitoba Parks advised us this afternoon of a 0.5 ha fire in the location of Scott Rapids at Nutimik.  Water bombers have been on scene and two initial attack crews are onsite.   Further information to follow.

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July 12, 2021

Parking Lot Expansion at Pine Point

Work to expand the parking lot at Pine Point Rapids will be starting Tuesday July 13th. There will be half the parking lot open during the construction so there will be no need to park on the highway. Barricades and cones will be dividing the areas. This expansion was to address the safety concerns created […]

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July 9, 2021

MB Parks Operator Job Opportunities at Falcon Lake

Falcon Lake has Operator vacancies as advertised on the Provinces jobs website.  Click the link below for more information Manitoba Government Job Opportunities | Your search is over

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July 8, 2021

Overflowing Garbage Bins at Caddy and West Hawk

Over the weekend, garbage bins were overflowing at Caddy and West Hawk.  The Parks had a  packer truck that blew an engine. They moved a Packer from North Whiteshell to the South to catch up on the backlog.  WCA has asked them to give us a heads up if they have a serious equipment failure […]

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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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