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

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

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

Hunting for Habitat

Samantha SmythBanner, News

Without habitat…there is no wildlife. It’s that simple! One of MHHC’s most consistent financial supporters have been Wildlife Habitat Canada and the Canadian waterfowl hunters that fund conservation across the country. This partnership has resulted in initiatives benefiting more than 55,000 acres of waterfowl habitat in Manitoba. Since 1985, Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC), a national non-profit, charitable conservation organization, has … Read More

Landowners Benefit from Wetland Restoration

helloBanner, News, Wetland Restoration, Wetlands

The concept behind wetland restoration is to redevelop water basins that have been previously drained. ‘Water basins’ are also known as wetlands, sloughs, potholes, swamps, ponds, bogs or marshes. “Quite often, the wetland was drained with the intent to crop the area. However, drained wetlands don’t always provide ideal land for growing productive crops, and eventually the area becomes a … Read More