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November 13, 2019

PROVINCE ISSUES THIN ICE ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN MANITOBA

A thin ice advisory for rivers, streams and lakes in southern Manitoba has been issued until full freeze up. The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure advises that many water bodies in southern Manitoba are still in the process of freezing over, ice is still very thin and larger rivers still have open water in […]

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October 10, 2019 ,

October 10 Water Level Update from Manitoba Infrastructure

Several weather forecasts are predicting 50-70 mm (2-3 inches) of rain to hit the Whiteshell Lakes area Thursday through Friday. Many of the lakes are already seeing historically high levels for this time of year and this precipitation will surely cause them to rise further. Manitoba Infrastructure and Sustainable Development will be monitoring the situation […]

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September 10, 2019

Be Bear Smart

Click the link below for information from the Wildlife and Fisheries Branch on coexisting with black bears. https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/pubs/fish_wildlife/bear_smart_booklet.pdf

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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 10, 2019

What you need to know about poison ivy, sumac and oak

Click the link for information: http://www.wrha.mb.ca/wave/2014/07/summertime-itch.php  

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June 7, 2019

Provinces Advises Fire Bans Implemented due to Hot Weather, Strong Winds

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that due to unstable weather conditions expected today, including high temperatures and very strong winds, a total ban on campfires in Stephenfield Provincial Park in southwestern Manitoba is in place, effective immediately. In most other provincial parks in the Interlake and Eastern areas of the province, campfires will only be allowed […]

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May 21, 2019 ,

Closure of Falcon Creek Hiking Trail

Manitoba Parks has informed us that they have closed the Falcon Creek Self Guiding Trail while crews are working on site to assess any damage or hazards from yesterday’s fire. https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/parks/fire_restriction.html  

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Manitoba Conservation officers assisting with check pointsIn addition to continuing their regular duties, you may see Conservation Officers staffing checkpoints on five of Manitoba’s interprovincial border crossings.

Conservation Officers are glad to assist in the ongoing efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, and are advising travellers from out of province who plan to stay in Manitoba to self isolate for 14 days.

All vehicle traffic is required to stop, but drivers will not be turned away. For more information, please see the link below.

winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/mobile/manitoba-border-checkpoints-operational-1.4876584

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Booking camp sites postponedDue to #Covid19MB, Manitoba has postponed upcoming Parks Reservation Service launch dates until further notice. Existing reservations remain valid. Bookings for group use, cabins and yurts and Birds Hill campground will resume on Friday, April 17. Learn more at www.manitobaparks.com. ... See MoreSee Less

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