The Manitoba Important Bird Area Caretaker Program, a partnership of Nature Manitoba, Bird Studies Canada and Nature Canada is seeking a part-time coordinator to run this program in Manitoba, with the assistance of a volunteer steering committee. The coordinator will be responsible for running the EcoAction-funded “Manitoba Grasslands Bird Conservation Initiative” within the larger IBA program.
The Invasive Species Council of Manitoba and the Friends of Birds Hill Park have partnered once again for another Leafy Spurge pull on June 18th at 7pm. Meet at Leafy Spurge Patch near West Gate. Please see your attached invitation (.pdf) for a map. Come on down and lend a hand, we hope to see you there!!
Invasive Species Council of Manitoba
c/o 5006 Roblin Blvd.
Nature Manitoba has partnered with the Wilderness Committe and the University of Winnipeg's Sustainability Office to present: What a Developing Manitoba means for Wildlife
Eric Rder, Wilderness Committee Manitoba Campaign Chair
Michelle Mico, Caretaker Coordinator for the Important Bird Area (IBA) program for Manitoba
Shauna Hewson and Reesa Atnikov, Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre
James Duncan, Director of Wildlife Branch - Manitoba Conservation ****************
Spend five days this summer immersed in the wilderness. Whether you are an experienced back-country paddler or a complete beginner, our member-led canoe trips are a great way to experience the incredible scenic beauty of the largest intact boreal forest in the world.
Want to dig deep into the wonders of nature under the guidance of an expert? Then Nature Manitoba workshops are for you! Exciting indoor workshops throughout the winter & spring seasons, on topics ranging from birds & gardening, to toads & mushrooms.
If you are free mid-week on Wednesdays, we are looking for you. We are looking for retired or part-time working people who enjoy physically active things to do, who are looking for new experiences, new places to go, new places to explore. Are you looking to expand your horizons, make new friends among like-minded people, and meaningful things to do on Wednesdays? The Grey Hares may be your answer.
The Friends of Birds Hill Park is hosting their Annual Clean-up & BBQ, scheduled for Sunday, September 30th. The purpose of this event is to demonstrate good park stewardship and to show our appreciation for Friends’ volunteers. Please help us to get the word out through your communication networks.
Our 2013 Annual General Meeting & Members' Night is Monday, March 18th, at 7:00pm in the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre (340 Provencher Blvd) on the second floor (Salle Antoine-Gaborieau). It is followed by two member presentations: