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Committee News

The Whiteshell Cottagers Association strive to keep on top of the latest issues that directly affect our members. The following collection are some of the issues we’re currently addressing. Let us know what issues are of concern to cottagers at your lake.

August 14, 2019

Buy your Tickets to Win A Brand New 2018 Ford EcoSport SUV

The WCA is spreading the word about our raffle for a brand new 2018 Ford EcoSport SUV! All proceeds will go to raise funds for Camp Quality Manitoba ( summer camp for kids affected by cancer), provide a scholarship for an Environmental Sciences student, and begin a program to eradicate purple loosestrife in the park. Stay […]

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August 7, 2019

Big Whiteshell Lake Road Improvements

Manitoba Sustainable Development, in partnership with Manitoba Infrastructure, is to begin a planned road improvement initiative in the area of Big Whiteshell Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Please be aware and take caution on area roadways as increased volumes of construction truck traffic will begin starting August 13, 2019 and continue up to October 31, […]

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July 16, 2019 ,

Environment Comittee Report

WCA Environment Committee Report – July 12, 2019 We contacted MIT regarding the persistent high level of Falcon Lake which had reached 1066.25 on several occasions. They have continued to monitor the situation, and in consultation with Fisheries concerns of late spawning in early June, began to bring the lake down to the midpoint of […]

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July 11, 2019 ,

West Hawk Lake Meteor Fest July 12, 13 & 14

Please visit our WCA booth at Meteor Fest on July 13.  Buy a ticket for our raffle and purchase your WCA membership.  The car will be on display.

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July 8, 2019

Lake of the Woods Control Board Update – Winnipeg River

As you are no doubt aware, this spring and early summer have been remarkably dry; in fact, rainfall has been at or below average (mostly below) in the Lake of the Woods and Winnipeg River areas since the middle of April. Inflow to Lake of the Woods has been declining steadily and we have been […]

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July 4, 2019 ,

Fun Fest at Falcon Lake July 5, 6 & 7

Please visit our WCA booth at Fun Fest on July 6.  Buy a ticket for our raffle and purchase your WCA membership.  The car will be on display.

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July 3, 2019

Waste Management in the South Whiteshell

The Department of Sustainable Development has been working on an initiative to reduce the costs and hours associated with the collection and hauling of both garbage and recycling in the South.   There are plans to begin a slow  a reduction in “garbage cages” and pick up locations in the coming season, promoting park users to […]

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May 16, 2019 ,

Whiteshell Transfer Station Information 2019

Click the links below to find the hours of operation for the Whiteshell transfer stations, waste disposal rules and recycling information. NorthWhiteshell_TrashTalk_2019 SouthWhiteshell_TrashTalk_2019  

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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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