Manitoba Conservation Trust Now Accepting Project Proposals

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– – – 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 … Read More

Cattle and Forage Land Attractive to Wildlife

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Preserving land in its natural state

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Ducks, geese, deer…. These are just a few of Mother Nature’s pets that can be found on Nester Tutkaluk’s property northeast of Oakburn, Manitoba. The property, which is representative of the area, is an excellent habitat for many different species and is especially attractive to ducks. As such, it is a targeted wetland region of Manitoba that is ideal for … Read More

Lazaruks Conserve Valuable Duck Habitat in the Shoal Lake Area

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Len and Vicki Lazaruk have partnered with MHHC to protect 190 acres of waterfowl and wildlife habitat in the Shoal Lake, Manitoba area. This region is one the best in Manitoba for waterfowl breeding, with up to 50 pairs of waterfowl per square mile. Focusing on protecting the wetlands, and allowing cultivated areas to continue in crop production, this project … Read More

The Hagan Family Receives the Blue-winged Teal Award

Samantha SmythBanner, News, Uncategorized

The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation is pleased to recognized a long supporting family Virden, MB for their ongoing contribution to wildlife and habitat conservation! In recognition of their efforts, MHHC presented the Hagan family with the National Blue-winged Teal Award, presented on an annual basis by the North American Waterfowl Management Plan through, Environment and Climate Change Canada and the … Read More