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Ducks Unlimited Canada welcomes Michael Nadler as chief executive officer

January 31, 2023 – Oak Hammock Marsh, Man. – Ducks Unlimited Canada’s (DUC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Michael Nadler will become the organization’s new CEO. Following an extensive nationwide search for a visionary leader, Nadler’s appointment comes as DUC embarks on a milestone year within its distinguished 85-year history. “Joining an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20235 Views

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Manitoba Government Preserving Unique Biodiversity Through New Provincially Significant Peatlands Designations

January 20, 2023 First-Ever Designations of Provincially Significant Peatlands: Nesbitt The Manitoba government is designating Moswa Meadows and Fish Lake Fen as provincially significant peatlands to ensure the biodiversity of the two areas is preserved, Natural Resources and Northern Development Minister Greg Nesbitt announced today. “Manitoba is home to millions of hectares of peatlands – […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202325 Views

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Manitoba Government Names Inaugural Members of Intellectual Disability Issues Advisory Council

January 18, 2023 Group Will Help Guide the Development of Effective Programs for Adults With an Intellectual Disability: Squires The Manitoba government has established the inaugural Intellectual Disability Issues Advisory (IDIA) Council to create a collaborative partnership with community stakeholders to better support Manitobans with an intellectual disability, Families Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202312 Views

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Canada invests in Lake Winnipeg Basin restoration and protection

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada January 17, 2023 Healthier lakes mean economic growth, more recreational opportunities, and a healthy, sustainable ecosystem that protects biodiversity. Canadians understand the value of fresh water and want to be actively engaged to help protect and manage this vital resource. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20237 Views

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MKO: Register for a Flood Mapping Engagement Workshop

The Indigenous-owned company, Acosys Consulting Inc., will be holding engagement workshops on Flood Mapping in Thompson and Winnipeg at the beginning of February. The workshop will be facilitated by the presenters Stephen Bird and Erika Quiring. When: The Thompson engagement workshop will take place on February 7, 2023, and the Winnipeg workshop is on February […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202311 Views

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Manitoba Government Launches EngageMB Survey to Inform New Water Action Plan

December 21, 2022 Manitobans Invited To Help Shape Water Strategy Action Plan: Wharton The Manitoba government is announcing the launch of online public engagement to seek input for the first water strategy action plan under the new water management strategy, Environment, Climate and Parks Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “We’re inviting all Manitobans to provide […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202230 Views

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Canada and Manitoba Sign Agreement in Principle to Deepen Collaboration on Planting Two Billion Trees Nationally

December 14, 2022 Canada’s forests are an integral part of our fight against climate change. As part of the Government of Canada’s broader approach to nature-based climate solutions, trees planted as part of the 2 Billion Trees program will help restore nature, create healthy forest ecosystems and clean our air. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202222 Views

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba and four First Nations zero in on a new Indigenous protected area in one of the world’s largest ecologically intact watersheds

From: Parks Canada Feasibility assessment of Seal River Watershed to be informed by Traditional and scientific Knowledge. December 14, 2022 Canada includes some of the planet’s most significant, fully intact natural spaces. Protecting these areas plays a vital role in conserving natural and cultural heritage and in fighting climate change and biodiversity loss. Today, the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202225 Views

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How Indigenous-led conservation could help Canada meet its land and water protection targets – CBC

Dec 06, 2022 It’s ‘the right way to go about creating protected spaces,’ advocates say In the far northwest of Manitoba, the Seal River flows 260 kilometres through the thick boreal forest into Hudson Bay. It’s the only major river in northern Manitoba without any dams. No roads lead to the river, and there’s only […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 202226 Views

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New “Fish Forward” Partnership Supports Sustainable, Eco-Certified Fishing in Manitoba

WINNIPEG—“Fish Forward” was launched at SMITH Restaurant today by provincial, national and international organizations who are working together to ensure that Manitoba lakes are sustainably fished, Manitoba fisheries are safeguarded for future generations, and Manitoba businesses are serving local fish that comes from increasingly sustainable sources. Fish Forward encourages and supports Manitoba fisheries to achieve […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202231 Views

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