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September 12, 2019

Manitoba’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Regulation

Under Manitoba’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) regulation under The Water Protection Act, it is the law to undertake specific actions to be free of aquatic invasive species such as Zebra Mussel.  This includes actions such as needing to remove AIS, and plants, and draining water from water craft and water related equipment before leaving the shore […]

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August 16, 2019 ,

Beach Water Quality Monitoring Information

The Department of Sustainable Developments on reports water quality on the following website. www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/quality/beach_table.html You can scroll over the icons and the various lakes will pop up the report.  Then click on the tab for E.coli or Algae.  The icons are piled one on top of the other so you have to move slowly to […]

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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 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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May 3, 2019

Don’t Move Firewood!

The emerald ash borer and other insects hide in firewood. When firewood is moved between locations, so are the insects.  One log can kill a million trees. Protect Manitoba’s trees. Don’t move firewood.  Emerald Ash Borers are a threat! Learn more at http://Manitoba.ca/stopthespread or click the links below DontMoveFirewood-11×17-2018 FINAL DontMoveFirewood-4.75×3.6 parks guide     […]

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December 4, 2018 ,

Manitoba Hydro continues replacing wood poles in Whiteshell Provincial Park

A Manitoba Hydro project to replace older wood poles in the Falcon Lake, Caddy Lake, West Hawk Lake, Star Lake and Brereton Lake areas is scheduled to continue early in the new year. Approximately 200 poles will be replaced during the second year of the project. The work is being carried out during the winter […]

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October 11, 2018

Environment Committee Report October 2018

Please click the link below to see the latest report. Environment Committee Report October 2018

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