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December 2019

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Bird's Hill Provincial Park Hike

Bird's Hill Provincial Park Hike

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 1, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

To register call Roger at 204-451-1219 .

Join Roger for hike at Bird's Hill Provincial Park . Meet at 10 am at Perkins parking lot at Lagimodière and Regent . Bring water , lunch . Dress appropriately. 

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Dec 1 2019
 
 
 
 
Day at the Sugar Shack (Elie, MB)

Day at the Sugar Shack (Elie, MB)

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 4, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

For more info and directions to their farm, contact Florent & Debbie at flegault254@xplornet.com or 1-204-353-2412

Enjoy a day at Florent Legault & Debbie Troche’s farm in Elie, MB. Make Stone Soup (from the kids’ storybook) in the Sugar Shack where everybody brings an item to throw in the soup. While it’s cooking, take a hike, bird watch, enjoy a bonfire or whatever.

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Winnipeg River Outing

Winnipeg River Outing

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 7, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Call Peter Taylor at 1-204-753-2977 for details or to register.

This is your chance to get a start on your winter list. We hope to see lingering waterfowl, such as Long-tailed Duck and Harlequin Duck, or rare gulls.

Dec 7 2019
 
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St-Boniface -Forks Hike

St-Boniface -Forks Hike

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 8, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Please email Alain at alainlouer@hotmail.com or call 204-235-1790 to register. 

Meet at 10 am in front of Dairy Queen on Provencher on south west of Seine River. ( Please try not to park to close to entrance so that parking remains for customers as in middle of shopping centre there is a lot of parking ) . We will hike for about 2 hours through Saint -Boniface and the Forks. 

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Dec 8 2019
 
 
The Backyard is My World and The World is My Backyard

The Backyard is My World and The World is My Backyard

Presenter: 

Dennis Fast, past president of Manitoba Nature; birder and photographer

Date: 

Monday, December 9, 2019

Start Time: 

7:30 pm

Location: 

Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre, 340 Provencher Blvd on second floor - Salle Antoine-Gaborieau.

Admission: 

$5 for members (non-member rate $10)

Birding, photography, and travel have been life-long passions for Dennis. On this evening's journey you will discover that “beauty is everywhere if you look, but it begins first of all in the heart.” From the world of backyard insects to polar bears and other wildlife you will hear stories of adventure and concern for the changing planet.

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Kildonan and McBeth Park Wanderung

Kildonan and McBeth Park Wanderung

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 15, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Ken to register at : 204-668-4482 or email kswmmr@yahoo.ca

Meet in front of the pavilion / restaurant in Kildonan Park at 10 a.m 
Walk for 1 and 3/4 hours.
See the large Cottonwood trees and winter wildlife (Squirrels and Birds)
Go for coffee at the park afterwards.
 

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Dec 15 2019
 
 
Winnipeg Christmas Bird Count

Winnipeg Christmas Bird Count

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 15, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Please contact Rudolf Koes well before the count date, at 204-661-0763 for details or to register.

This is a great opportunity to see some wintering birds in the city. Join tens of thousands of other birders across North America in this event and help contribute to our knowledge of winter bird distribution. A potluck dinner and compiling session will be held afterwards; details about venue to follow.

Dec 15 2019
 
 
 
 
Ski at a location with groomed trails

Ski at a location with groomed trails

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 18, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Kevin and Anita Miller at k.a.miller@mts.net to register. Note: Advise Kevin & Anita if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Two (2) outings to choose from: Option 1: Ski at a location with groomed trails (snow dependent) Rating: Novice to Intermediate. All up-to-date info is at http://greyhares-anita.blogspot.ca.  

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Dec 18 2019
 
 
Hike Assiniboine Forest

Hike Assiniboine Forest

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 18, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Two (2) outings to choose from: Option 2: For more info & to register, contact Loretta Humeniuk at lhum@shaw.ca

Hike Assiniboine Forest. Walk 5 km through the forest off Grant Avenue. Lunch at the Mennonite University cafe on north side of Grant Ave.

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Dec 18 2019
 
 
 
 
The Hibernal Solstice Hike 'n Eat

The Hibernal Solstice Hike 'n Eat

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

December 21, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Hike throughout Birds Hill Provincial Park in this afternoon/evening excursion to salute the winter solstice. Then partake in an outdoor potluck BBQ in the park. Registration commences December 14.

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Dec 21 2019
 
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Hiking Assiniboine Forest thru to Fort Whyte
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