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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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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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SMOKEHave had lots of inquiries on the smoke. No new fires in the Whiteshell (confirmed with Parks 7am this morning). Smoke is from the fires up North. Entire Whiteshell affected (had reports from Falcon, West Hawk, Jessica, Betula and more)Environment Canada says wind shifts tonight which should clear it. ... See MoreSee Less
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