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July 8, 2021

LWCB Survey on Low Spring Water Levels

The Lake of the Woods Control Board is interested in learning how WCA property owners are affected by low spring water levels on the Winnipeg River, between March and May.  A short survey has been prepared and is available at the following link: https://forms.gle/GckwS1PwBuR7Dfca9 . The survey will be available until August 31, 2021.

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July 8, 2021

Environment Committee / Water Levels Report – July 2021

Click the link below to see the latest WCA report Environment Committee Report July 5th, 2021

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July 6, 2021

New Fire Restrictions July 7 FIRE BULLETIN #15

Manitoba Parks has advised us of Level 2 fire restrictions starting at 8 am on Wednesday, July 7 at 8 am.  Whiteshell is Area 2. The Mantario hiking trail is closed The Caddy Lake Tunnels remain open for day use, however no backcountry camping is permitted and no landing/launching on undeveloped shorelines or portaging to […]

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June 28, 2021

Reminder that Fireworks are Prohibited in Manitoba Provincial Parks

Use of fireworks and sky lanterns is prohibited in Manitoba’s provincial parks. HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE CANADA DAY EVERYONE!

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June 23, 2021 ,

WCA Webinar Recording- Aquatic Invasive Species

The WCA was pleased to host Candace Parks, AIS Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Department on June 22nd for a special webinar.  The webinar, “Aquatic Invasive Species – How Collective Action Can Stop the Spread in the Whiteshell” outlines specific details on current and potential invasive species in our Whiteshell lakes as well as […]

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June 21, 2021

ADVISORY – Lake Sturgeon study on Winnipeg River

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Hydro is conducting Lake Sturgeon population studies this summer at several locations on the Winnipeg River. The studies involve safely netting, tagging and releasing sturgeon and help Manitoba Hydro gain a better understanding of the population size and movement of Lake Sturgeon on the Winnipeg River system. During the open-water season of […]

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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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