Canada invests $25 million to protect wetlands and grasslands in the Prairies

Diana PerezBanner, News, Uplands, Wetlands

“Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced more than $25 million in funding to conserve, restore, and enhance critical wetlands and grasslands in the Prairie provinces” “Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation will receive up to $2.4 million over three years for projects … Read More

20 years of Conservation Success

Diana PerezBanner, News

At the start of a new year, it is nice to look back on accomplishments of the previous year and see success. In the conservation world, Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation is looking back at the past 20 years to see the success of its Conservation Agreements program in the Whitemud Watershed and throughout Manitoba. It was 20 years ago when the Corporation signed its first Conservation Agreement with a Manitoba landowner. “It was a … Read More

First Call for Proposals For GROW Projects Now Open

Diana PerezBanner, News

Conservation and GROW Trusts Providing $5.0 Million in New Funds for Watershed Health This Year. The first call for Letters of Intent for project proposals under Manitoba’s new GRowing Outcomes in Watersheds (GROW) Program opens on January 10. Groups that are eligible to deliver GROW (Watershed Districts) may apply for up to $500,000 in funding. Other groups may consider applying … Read More

Tender Notice: Trans Canada Highway Shelterbelt Project

Diana PerezBanner, News

MHHC is inviting bids from qualified contractors for the phased supply, installation and maintenance of trees, shrubs and mulch to create roadside eco-buffers. These buffers are intended to mitigate the frequent blowing snow conditions that create hazardous driving conditions along approximately 14 kilometers on the Trans Canada Highway between St. François Xavier and Elie, and a second 2.4 kilometre segment … Read More

The Conservation Trust Opens Its Second Call for Proposals

Diana PerezNews, The Conservation Trust

The second call for proposals is now open for Manitoba’s Conservation Trust, a unique funding opportunity that was established under the province’s Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan to use nature-based approaches to build resilience to climate change. “The $102-million Conservation Trust is an innovative, forward-thinking approach to invest in projects that enhance natural infrastructure and the environmental goods and services … Read More

Environmental Benefits from Land Donation

Diana PerezBanner, Land Donations, News

The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) is pleased to honor the late Neil McEachran of Treherne, MB for his generous donation to the corporation. In 2016, the late Neil McEachran graciously gifted a quarter section of land to the MHHC, an organization with a primary mandate to conserve, restore and enhance fish and wildlife habitat. “We are grateful for the … Read More

$154 Million in Conservation

Diana PerezBanner, News

The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) is pleased to once again be working with The Winnipeg Foundation and the Province of Manitoba to support on-the-ground conservation work, by Manitobans, for Manitobans. Announced on June 11, 2019, Growing Outcomes in Watersheds (GROW) Program has been established with an initial investment of $52 million with The Winnipeg Foundation, with project payments funded … Read More

Are you a rancher or farmer? We need your insights!

Diana PerezNews

Over that past three years MHHC has partnered with conservation and agricultural organizations in Manitoba to deliver innovative species-at-risk conservation work with landowners in Manitoba. Focussing largely on beef producers, and the native range they manage, MHHC provided more than $600,000 to fund beneficial management practices that 1) support species-at-risk and wildlife conservation and 2) help to ensure long-term sustainability … Read More

PROVINCE UNVEILS FIRST PROJECTS UNDER CONSERVATION TRUST

Diana PerezBanner, Front Page, News, The Conservation Trust

An April 15th Provincial news release identified the first 41 funded projects of the Conservation Trust – – – More Than 40 Projects Approved, Over $2.2 Million Committed: Premier Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation has selected the first round of projects approved under the Manitoba government’s $102-million Conservation Trust, Premier Brian Pallister and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “The … Read More

We have moved to a New Office!

Diana PerezFront Page

We are excited to announce that Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation has moved to a new location on 200-1765 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg. Our old office served us well, and we made great memories there, but we could not be happier about our new space. The new office is a lot bigger which is perfect for our growing team and new programs, … Read More