December 6, 2017   |  Environment

PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE EMERALD ASH BORER

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the emerald ash borer (EAB) has been found in Winnipeg. This highly destructive forest-pest is a wood-boring beetle that has been found in Quebec and part of Ontario, as well as throughout the eastern United States, and has now been found in Winnipeg.  The EAB attacks and kills all species of…

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November 30, 2017   |  Environment

Manitoba Hydro right-of-way widening in Star and Brereton Lake Areas

Manitoba Hydro has provided a media advisory about right of way widening in Star and Brereton Lake areas.  Click the link below for more information. MEDIA ADVISORY Whiteshell Provincial Park – Nov. 10-17

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August 28, 2017   |  Environment

Where to Get Recycle Everywhere Bin Bags

Bin Bags may also be picked up at the following locations: Rennie River Leisure – Domo-Rennie The Mason Jar Store / Mason Plumbing – West Hawk Lake West Hawk Lake Resort– West Hawk Lake Manitoba Conservation: Falcon District Office Falcon Beach Office West Hawk Campground Office  

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August 10, 2017   |  Environment

Environment Committee Status Report Excerpt from the August Echo

A “Comment Letter” on the Energy East Pipeline Conversion project was posted to the NEB by the Environment Cmte. on June 1, 2017 (available at https://whiteshellcottagers.com/whiteshell_news/east-energy-pipeline-comment-letter/ ).       The most significant change from previous reports include: Relief from the requirement for Hydrostatic Testing that would be used to prove pipeline integrity – in favour…

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July 10, 2017   |  Committee News, Environment

Recycle Everywhere Bin Bag Distribution Event

Recycle Everywhere is planning a Bin Bag distribution event with Minister Hon Cathy Cox at Falcon Lake on July 15 from 12-2pm.  They will be holding a free barbeque and inviting cottagers to come get their recycling Bin Bags free of charge. It will be held at the green space before the beach and across…

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June 16, 2017   |  General News, Environment

Annual Road Cleanup West Hawk Lake to Falcon Lake – Volunteers Needed

Date: Saturday 24th June 2017 Volunteers are requested to gather at the District Office at Falcon Lake at 9am. Volunteers must be pre-registered by June 22nd, in order to obtain safety vests and equipment. Please contact: Richard Babyak at either 204-475-4996 or 204- 349-8406 Lunch will follow after the event, provided by the WCA.

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