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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 1, 2018

Manitoba Beach Monitoring Information

Click the link for more information https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/quality/beaches.html  

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June 1, 2018

Drinking Water Advisories

Click the link for Drinking Water Advisories in Manitoba There are currently numerous Boil Water Advisories in the Whiteshell http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/odw/public-info/boil-water/water_advisories_in_mb.html

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June 1, 2018

Be Bear Smart

Click the link for more information. https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/wildlife/problem_wildlife/bbear_country.html

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May 25, 2018

Fire Restrictions – Whiteshell Provincial Park

The Parks and Protected Spaces Branch at http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/parks/fire_restriction.html reports the following restrictions as of May 25, 2018: Due to the extremely dry conditions and high forest fire danger in southern Manitoba, effective immediately, no motorized backcountry travel or remote cottage access unless approved by a travel permit (issued at the discretion of the local Conservation […]

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May 18, 2018

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 15, 2018

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 14, 2018

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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