Job Opportunity

Diana PerezBanner, News

Habitat Securement Project Coordinator: The Critical Wildlife Habitat Program, through the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation, is seeking a motivated and dynamic individual who can work independently to coordinate the securement of mixed-grass prairie in southwestern Manitoba. The Mixed-grass Prairie Habitat Securement Project Coordinator position is a full-time (negotiable), one-year term contract (renewable for three years) based in Winnipeg (location negotiable). … 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

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

Manitoba Conservation Trust Now Accepting Project Proposals

Samantha SmythBanner, Front Page, News, The Conservation Trust

Partnership with Province, The Winnipeg Foundation and Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation Helps Protect and Preserve Nature: Squires The Manitoba government is looking for projects that conserve and enhance natural infrastructure and support the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “When we launched the Conservation Trust, we envisioned a partnership that would support projects aimed … Read More

Cattle and Forage Land Attractive to Wildlife

Kasie McLaughlinBanner, News

The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) has acquired and holds title to approximately 14,000 acres of land in Manitoba.  MHHC has obtained ownership by either purchasing or as a gift of land, from a previous landowner. Where the landscape is compatible with Agriculture and the donor has allowed, MHHC has a management strategy of using agricultural practices to maintain and … Read More

Living in Harmony

Samantha SmythBanner, Front Page, News

There are a number of species that are at risk in Manitoba simply because they are losing their habitat. While this is alarming, the positive news is that many individuals and organizations have banded together to help improve the situation. The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) is one of those organizations. They are committed and actively engaged with the Manitoba … Read More

New Funding Announcement for Lake Winnipeg

Samantha SmythBanner, Front Page, News

Standing on the shore of Lake Winnipeg, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, announced $400,000 in funding for MHHC over the next two years. “The Government of Canada is making historic investments in protecting nature, including freshwater resources such as Lake Winnipeg. Clean water is an essential resource for Canadians: It’s critical for our … Read More