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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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August 8, 2018

Correspondence with MB Sustainable Development Re Nora Lake Derailment

The following email was sent August 3rd  to the Contaminated Sites Program Specialist | Emergency Response Team Member Manitoba Sustainable Development, Environmental Approvals Dear Warren: Thank you for providing the Consulting Engineer’s report  and analysis of the soils and leachate from and adjacent to the derailment site.  The report is clear and satisfies my concern over […]

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June 21, 2018

Environment Committee Report June 20, 2018

Nora Lake CN derailment – Information and photos  received from cottagers were forwarded to the Provinces environmental officer on May 22 for follow up with CN. Falcon Lake Open House – no further comment from MIT regarding the date McKenzie Bay Boathouse channel dredging – a second request was sent to parks to address the […]

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June 7, 2018 ,

PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE EMERALD ASH BORER

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a 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 ash trees, and is most commonly spread through […]

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June 4, 2018

Update from CN on the Nora Lake Derailment Cleanup

June 2, 2018 The following is an update from Kate Fenske, Manager, Manitoba Public Affairs and Western Canada Media Relations regarding the ongoing cleanup of the January 6, 2018 derailment involving 23 cars including three gondola cars carrying nickel sulphide which is a known carcinogen and toxic to aquatic life. CN Environment crews will be […]

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May 28, 2018

Update from CN on the Nora Lake Derailment Cleanup

May 28, 2018 The following is an update from Kate Fenske, Manager, Manitoba Public Affairs and Western Canada Media Relations regarding the ongoing cleanup of the January 6, 2018 derailment involving  23 cars including three gondola cars carrying nickel sulphide which is a known carcinogen and toxic to aquatic life. As of last Friday, all […]

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