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May 18, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

Fire Restrictions Update May 18

Specific Restrictions (The information below was current as of May 18 at 1:30 PM) The latest information is at http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Restrictions/AreaRestrictionInfo.html?area=2 Burning Permits: Existing Burning Permits are cancelled. No new burning permits will be issued until conditions improve.Public, permanent residents, cottagers: Motorized back country travel including forestry roads, private roads and trails prohibited. No restriction for…

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May 17, 2018   |  Whiteshell Community Events

May Long Weekend Events

Falcon Lake Encounter Weekend at Falcon Beach Ranch   Stargazing Interpretive Event Dates: May 19, 2018 Location:Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary Times:From: 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM     http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/parks/act_interp/events/pdf/whiteshell_star_gazing_may2018.pdf

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May 15, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

May 15th Caddy Lake Wildfire News

The fire broke out Sunday afternoon as the result of a tree lying on a hydro line which caused sparks.  The fire is contained.  More information at https://steinbachonline.com/local/caddy-lake-fire-contained The Firemap above comes from http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Fire-Maps/fireview/fireview.html Sustainable Development Fire Update Report http://www.gov.mb.ca/cgi-bin/fire/show_current.pl?location=Fire-Update Sustainable Development Fire Restrictions http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Restrictions/AreaRestrictionInfo.html?area=2 News from Green Bay Resort on Facebook Firefighters are still using…

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May 15, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

Manitoba News Release: Camping Season Kicks Off, Liquor Ban Lifted in Provincial Campgrounds

May 17, 2018   CAMPING SEASON KICKS OFF, LIQUOR BAN LIFTED IN PROVINCIAL CAMPGROUNDS – – – Reminder to Manitobans: Don’t Move Firewood: Squires The Manitoba government has lifted the annual liquor ban in provincial campgrounds this May long weekend, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We know Manitobans love to get out and…

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May 14, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

May 14th Caddy Lake Wildfire News

A forest fire continues to burn at Caddy Lake. https://steinbachonline.com/local/forest-fire-burns-at-caddy-lake The province may soon order a ban on starting any fires — even in firepits. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-wildfire-pit-fires-caddy-lake-1.4662013 Sustainable Development Fire Update Report http://www.gov.mb.ca/cgi-bin/fire/show_current.pl?location=Fire-Update Darrell Kinley – a local cottager from West Hawk reported “I understand cottagers at the north end of WHL have been asked to leave, the fire burnt…

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May 14, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

Wildfire near Caddy Lake

‘Too close for comfort’: Wildfire near Caddy Lake puts cottagers on edge Cottagers say water bombers brought in to douse flames CBC News · Posted: May 13, 2018 9:40 PM CT | Last Updated: 8 hours ago http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/wild-fire-caddy-lake-1.4661517  

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