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

Property Dedication in Honor of Peter Galawan

Kasie McLaughlinBanner, Land Donations, News

In 2017, Peter Galawan of Oak Lake, Mb donated a 160-acre parcel of land to The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC), an organization with a primary mandate to conserve, restore and enhance fish and wildlife habitat. Last month, MHHC was pleased to host a dedication event in the presence of Peter Galawan, along with his family and friends to honor … 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

MHHC Land Donation – Peter Galawan

Kasie McLaughlinBanner, Front Page, Land Donations, News

According to the New Oxford Dictionary, the word gem \jem\ is a noun that is defined as a person or thing considered to be outstandingly good or special in some respect. By this definition, the quarter-section of native prairie grassland formerly owned by mixed grain and cattle producer Peter Galawan of Lenore, Manitoba can undoubtedly be described as a gem. … Read More