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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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May 6, 2019

Safe Boating Guide

Transport Canada provides information about the regulations that apply to pleasure boating as well as boating safety tips at www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/marinesafety/TP-511e.pdf

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July 26, 2018

PROVINCE ISSUES REMINDER TO BE CAREFUL FOLLOWING BEAR ATTACK IN WHITESHELL PROVINCIAL PARK

Manitoba Sustainable Development reminds campers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts to be aware of the presence of wildlife and to be ‘Bear Smart’ after a child was attacked by a bear while tenting with her family in the Whiteshell Provincial Park. On Saturday, July 21, an eight-year-old girl was injured when a black bear attacked her […]

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July 25, 2018

BE BEAR-SMART: Warning issued after young girl attacked by black bear in Whiteshell

Read the coverage at: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/bear-attack-eight-year-old-whiteshell-1.4758608 BE BEAR-SMART: Warning issued after young girl attacked by black bear in Whiteshell

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June 21, 2018

Staying Cool and Hydrated in Canadian Summers

Here is a reminder on how to handle heat related emergencies. http://www.redcross.ca/training-and-certification/first-aid-tips-and-resources/first-aid-tips/heat-related-emergencies–staying-cool-and-hydrated-in-canadian-summers

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June 15, 2018

Protect yourself from Lime Disease

Click the link for more information: https://canlyme.com/lyme-prevention/

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June 11, 2018

FireSmart Wildfire Prevention

MB Sustainable Development provides important fire prevention information. Click the links below. http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Prevention/prevention.html http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/fire/Prevention/Wildfire%20Evacuation%20Brochure%202011.pdf http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/fire/Prevention/FireSmart%20Landscape%20brochure2011.pdf http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/fire/Prevention/FireSmart%20Manual2%202011.pdf  

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June 5, 2018

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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Whiteshell Cottagers Association

Message from our Partners at Manitoba Parks that they asked us to share on yesterdays fire (fire has been contained)

"and crews are on site ensuring it is put out.... the fire did burn part of the Falcon Creek Hiking Trail and we have closed it until our crews have had time to assess any damage or hazards and to ensure it is safe for the public. We hope to have it re-opened as soon as possible and will inform you when it is."

Posted online: www.gov.mb.ca/sd/parks/fire_restriction.htmlFalcon Creek Self-guiding Trail in Whiteshell Provincial Park is CLOSED due to an active fire in the area.
Crews are working to extinguish the fire and clear hazards from the trail.
Report Wildfires 🔥1-800-782-0076
Provincial Park Fire Info: bit.ly/2seTM3k
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Sent to us by Rhonda Gliha last night "Wolf seen at the foot of the trail at west hawk lake today - pic by Sydney Chiborak" ... See MoreSee Less

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