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

A Natural Filter

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Situated in a rugged valley between Roseisle and St. Lupicin is an ecologically diverse piece of land that plays an important role in the health of the local watershed and its people. Developing a love for the area from spending time at her Grandparents’ home, Shirley and Ted Ross decided to make it their home in 1999. Being enthralled with … Read More