Grosse Isle Restoration Project and Slideshow

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[slideshow_deploy id=’1383′] The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) has partnered with a team of conservation organizations and local landowners to restore what has almost been completely lost—native prairie. Currently less than 1% of the original Tall-grass Prairie stands remain in Manitoba, but, through the Prairie Habitat Revival Project, MHHC is undertaking the restoration of 223 acres (90 hectares) of habitat … Read More

Wetland Number Thirty-Three

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Tom and Sabrina Schlup have reached another milestone in their efforts to return their land back to its natural state. This past October, with the help of the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation, they completed the thirty-third wetland restoration project on their farm. When the Schlups purchased the land in 1999, most of the wetlands on the farm had been drained … Read More

Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation signs 600th Conservation Agreement

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The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) marked Earth Day with the signing of its’ 600th conservation agreement, which will permanently conserve 93 privately-owned acres of upland and 51 acres of wetlands within the Turtlehead Creek watershed in the Turtle Mountains. This agreement brings the total area of land protected under MHHC’s conservation agreements to over 110,000 acres of threatened habitat … Read More

Prime “Ghost” Habitat

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The East Interlake Conservation Districts has many reasons, big and small, to protect natural habitat in the Icelandic River watershed, not the least of which are the Ghosts. Ghost plants, also known as Indian Pipes, are a type of plant that doesn’t get its energy from the sun but rather takes it from surrounding trees. Because the plants don’t require … Read More