People passionate about nature

May 2017

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Birding for Beginners: Assiniboine Park
May 3 2017
 
Paddle the Seine River (canoe or kayak).
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Hunt Lake Hike

Hunt Lake Hike

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Sun, May 7th

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INTERMEDIATE

Please join me for a hike to Hunt Lake .Hunt Lake is a 12.6 km (return) trail that leads north to Indian Bay returning along the east shore of West Hawk Lake.  Steep, difficult climbs along the trail reward the hiker with spectacular views

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May 7 2017
 
 
 
Birding for Beginners: St. Vital Park
May 10 2017
 
Cycle starting from Larter's Golf Course to Lower Fort Garry

Cycle starting from Larter's Golf Course to Lower Fort Garry

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Wed, May 10th

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Register with trip leader Brian Wagg bwaggwpg@gmail.com or 204-663-8333. Note: Advise Brian if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

 

Tour Lower Fort Garry (free for Canada's 150 anniversary this year). Meet at 9:00 am in the parking lot by the river across from Larter's. Pack a lunch and bring your bike lock.

 

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May 10 2017
 
 
 
Hike Around Victoria Beach Area

Hike Around Victoria Beach Area

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Event Date: 

Sat, May 13th

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INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Please register after May 6 by emailing rkuzina@mymts.net

Hike in and around the Victoria Beach area - sand dunes, trails through the forest, cottage subdivisions and beaches (ca. 10-12 km.).

May 13 2017
 
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Assiniboine Forest Hike to Fort Whyte and back
May 14 2017
 
Monday evening cycle

Monday evening cycle

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Mon, May 15th

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

No registration required . For more information please contact Lesly Andrews at 204-888-2442.

Join Lesly Andrews for Monday evening bike rides starting at the Perimeter and Roblin Blvd  to The Whitehorse at Saint Francois Xavier  This is an out and back so speed is not a concern we will pick up all stragglers on our return.  Please meet  at 6PM in front of Eastwood Truck & Toy Centre 6885 Roblin Road: helmets are required. 

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May 15 2017
 
 
Birding for Beginners: Bunns Creek

Birding for Beginners: Bunns Creek

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Wed, May 17th

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

No registration required.

Meet at the parking lot of Centennial Park (365 McIvor) at 6:30pm.

May 17 2017
 
Paddle down the Brokenhead River

Paddle down the Brokenhead River

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Wed, May 17th

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

For more information and to register, contact John Gray at john.gray@mts.net or 204-269-1765.

 

Near Vivian and Nourse on Highway 15, which is close to Winnipeg. This upper section of the Brokenhead is best paddled in May or June. The Brokenhead canoe routes are well described in “Through Field and Forest: A Canoe Companion for the Brokenhead River” by Dusty Moulinski. Note: This is a new exploratory trip for the Grey Hares.

 

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May 17 2017
 
Grand Marais and Grand Beach Hike

Grand Marais and Grand Beach Hike

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Wed, May 17th

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Contact  Rose Kuzina at rkuzina@mymts.net after May 9. Note: Advise Rose if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Hike along the Trans Canada Trail on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, from the Lakeshore Heights cottage area right up to Grand Beach Provincial Park (ca. 10-12 km.).

 

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May 17 2017
 
 
Mantario Cabin work party

Mantario Cabin work party

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Fri, May 19th to Mon, May 22nd

Trip Rating: 

ADVANCED

Contact / Registration: 

For more information phone or email Peter at 204-654-4112, pdervee@gmail.com

Canoe to the Mantario Wilderness Cabin on the May long weekend for our spring work party. Help prepare the cabin for the summer program.  Cabin fees will be waived. 

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Libau area

Libau area

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Sat, May 20th

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

To register contact Garry Budyk at 204-667-1062

We will look for prairie, wetland and woodland birds north of Libau. Red-Headed Woodpecker, Yellow-throated Vireo, Orchard Oriole, Bobolink, Nelson's Sparrow, Virginia Rail and a variety of warblers, raptors and shorebirds are all possible.  To

 

May 20 2017
 
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Mantario Cabin work party

Mantario Cabin work party

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Fri, May 19th to Mon, May 22nd

Trip Rating: 

ADVANCED

Contact / Registration: 

For more information phone or email Peter at 204-654-4112, pdervee@gmail.com

Canoe to the Mantario Wilderness Cabin on the May long weekend for our spring work party. Help prepare the cabin for the summer program.  Cabin fees will be waived. 

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Birding for Beginners: Kings Park
May 24 2017
 
Hike on a new section of Trans Canada Trail in Lac du Bonnet area

Hike on a new section of Trans Canada Trail in Lac du Bonnet area

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Wed, May 24th

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Contact trip leader Kathy Picard 1-204-345-8422 or kdpicard@mymts.net. Note: Advise Kathy if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Hike from Pinawa Dam west and then north through a wildlife management area, on a new trail.   Distance about 10 km one way, flexible depending on the group. 

 

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May 24 2017
 
 
 
First Annual Robert Taylor Memorial Bird Blitz

First Annual Robert Taylor Memorial Bird Blitz

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Event Date: 

Sat, May 27th

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Participation is open to all, from backyard birder to Big Day enthusiast. The idea is to enjoy birds at your own pace and submit a list of your sightings, plus area(s) covered, to Rudolf Koes (rkoes@mymts.net) after the event. No registration is necessary. Results will be reported on manitobabirds after the event, as well as on the Nature Manitoba website. Robert will be with us in spirit.

May 27 2017
 
Seine River Hike

Seine River Hike

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Sun, May 21st

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

For more information email  Patrick at patrickg46@yahoo.com or call 204-256-6939. 

Sunday May 21, 2017 Join Patrick Graham for a City Hike.

 Hike the south trail of the Seine River. After we are back to the starting point at the bridge, we can decide whether to do the Bois-De-Esprit on the north side of the Seine. Meet at 9:30am at the Extra Foods parking lot at the corner of St. Anne’s Road and Southglen Blvd.
 

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May 21 2017
 
 
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Twin Beaches Hike

Twin Beaches Hike

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Event Date: 

Sun, May 28th

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Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Please join Roger for a hike in the Twin Beaches area of Lale Manitoba.

We will meet at 9:am at Polo Park Shopping Centre in front of Sears on Portage Avenue .

Hike to be followed by potluck.

 

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May 28 2017
 
 
 
Birding for Beginners: La Barriere Park
May 31 2017
 
Urban Cycle

Urban Cycle

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

Wed, May 31st

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Register with trip leader, Ted Harvey at 204-889-5725 or tharvey50@shaw.caNote: Advise Ted if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

 

Starting at Duck Pond in Assiniboine Park and beyond.

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May 31 2017