People passionate about nature

Upcoming Discovery Evenings

Pembina Valley

Every fall and winter, Nature Manitoba offers a series of indoor presentations featuring guest speakers on relevant, local, nature-related topics.

They are usually on Monday evenings at 7:30pm, and take place at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre (340 Provencher Blvd) on the second floor (Salle Antoine-Gaborieau).

Admission is only $5 for members (non-member rate $10). No registration required!!

» Past discovery evenings

Up Close and Personal with Manitoba Owls


Monday, November 27, 2017


Jim Duncan - Director, Wildlife and Fisheries Branch, Manitoba Sustainable Development

Come out and get up close and personal with owls … and learn about the latest Manitoba owl research with biologist and world owl expert Jim Duncan. Using a variety of media, personal owl impressions, owl parts, and one of Jim’s live owl sidekicks, Jim will introduce you to the mysterious lives of these largely nocturnal creatures.

Solving Enviromental Problems at the IISD-Experimental Lakes Area: whole-ecosystem experiments and long-term data


Monday, January 15, 2018


Michael Paterson - Senior Research Scientist, IISD-Experimental Lakes Area

The IISD-Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) is a whole-ecosystem aquatic research program based in northwestern Ontario, with its main office in Winnipeg.  Research at the IISD-ELA has affected global scientific thinking and policy on a wide range of environmental problems primarily because of unique legislation that allows for the use of whole-ecosystem experiments at the facility.  Past exper

Six Months in the Boreal Forest


Monday, February 5, 2018


Jennifer Ford - Ecotourism Consultant & Juan Pablo Quiñonez, Incurable Adventurer

Jennifer and Juan Pablo paddled into the forest and lived there for half a year in 2016. What was it like to be away from civilization for that long? How did they live and what did they learn about nature, society, and themselves? They will take you through their greatest adventure, and talk about the challenges and outcomes of their journey.