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2017 New Year's Resolutions

It's the time of year when many people are thinking about New Year's resolutions. Often our goals at this time of year focus on things we would like to change about ourselves and our lives - lose a few pounds, pay off that credit card, or maybe actually getting to those books you've been meaning to read.

Manitoba Trails Project

If you’re hiking any of Manitoba’s great trails in the future, you may come back with something very valuable – information. The Manitoba Trails Project (MTP) is a brand new non-profit organization and they are looking for the help of outdoor enthusiasts to submit photos and details about the trails they use.

Feeding Birds in Winter

Written by: Lynsay Perkins  Photographs by: Dennis Swayze

You may have heard that feeding birds in the winter causes them to be dependent on feeders or can interfere with migration, but according to Paula Grieef, Resident Naturalist at Oak Hammock Marsh, there isn’t really a down side to properly feeding birds in the winter.