People passionate about nature

Mantario Summer Program 2019

See our 2019 Trips here Register Online

Other Articles & Announcements

Published on 25 April 2019
Published on 11 April 2019
Published on 31 March 2019
Published on 27 March 2019

May 2019

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
 
 
 
 
Birding for Beginners 2019: Assiniboine Park
May 1 2019
 
 
Walking tour of the Frasers Grove neighbourhood in East Kildonan

Walking tour of the Frasers Grove neighbourhood in East Kildonan

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 1, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Emails preferred.  Please contact Keith Sutton at threedogz@shaw.ca or 204-669-7225.

From the start of Kildonan Drive up to the Selkirk Settlers bridge with stops in between. Drink recommended, snack optional. We'll be stopping for ice cream on our way back.  The hike will take between 2.5 to 3 hours.  Hoping to be done by 1pm.

Activity Type: 

May 1 2019
 
 
 
 
Wander the wonderful Whiteshell trails

Wander the wonderful Whiteshell trails

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 4, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Registration opens April 28. Contact Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net.

Explore the north and mid-range areas of Whiteshell Provincial Park along its many trails (ca. 15 km. worth), including sections of the great Trans Canada Trail. This is an all-day hike with a late return to Winnipeg. 

Activity Type: 

May 4 2019
 
 
Shoal Lakes/St. Ambroise/Delta

Shoal Lakes/St. Ambroise/Delta

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 4, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Garry Budyk at 204-667-1062 for details.

This outing will provide a good chance for seeing many waterfowl, grebes and herons, raptors and possibly some early shorebirds. A visit to the PR. 227 garbage dump may turn up a rare gull.

May 4 2019
 
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
 
Pine Point Rapids Hike

Pine Point Rapids Hike

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 5, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger at 204-451-1219

Join Roger for hike to pittoresqie Pine Point Rapids in Whiteshell Provincial Park  followed by BBQ and potluck .

Meet at 9 am at Red River Coop  foodstore parking lot close to Fermor Ave  in Southdale . Drivers will need provincial park pass.  

Activity Type: 

May 5 2019
 
 
 
 
Birding for Beginners 2019: St. Vital Park
May 8 2019
 
 
Hike in Stephenfield Provincial State Park and Carman
May 8 2019
 
 
 
 
Seton Trails – Spruce Woods Provincial Park
May 11 2019
 
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
 
 
 
 
Birding for Beginners 2019: Bunns Creek
May 15 2019
 
 
 
Cycle Itasca State Park in Minnesota FULL

Cycle Itasca State Park in Minnesota FULL

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 17, 2019 to May 20, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Alain(Al) at 204-235-1790 or alainlouer@hotmail.com

People that emailed me will be contacted shortly. 

Join Al and Ken to do day cycles in the area of Itasca State Park in  Minnesota. It contains the headwaters of the Mississippi River. It is about 400 kilometres from Winnipeg . Overnight we would stay in a hostel where cost is about $ 30 US a night . Passport required to cross the Canada -US Border. 

 

 

Activity Type: 

May 17 2019 to May 20 2019
»
 
 
Canoe Camping

Canoe Camping

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 18, 2019 to May 20, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Canoe camping from Stewart L to Winnange L and return (Experimental lakes area)

Maximum of 7 paddlers.

If weather is too tumultuous, then car camping in Riding Mountain.

No maximum for this other than cannot fill the park.

Activity Type: 

May 18 2019 to May 20 2019
»
 
Libau/Beaconia/Brokenhead Wetland

Libau/Beaconia/Brokenhead Wetland

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 18, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Meet at the Boston Pizza at the southeast corner of Chief Peguis Trail and Henderson Hwy. at 7:30 for a departure at 7:45 a.m. sharp. For more info or to register contact Garry Budyk at 204-667-1062.

We will look for prairie, wetland and woodland birds north of Libau. Red-headed Woodpecker, Yellow-throated Vireo, Orchard Oriole, Bobolink, Nelson’s Sparrow, Virginia Rail and a variety of warblers, raptors and shorebirds are all possible. We will finish the outing with a walk along the boardwalk at the Brokenhead Wetland Ecological Reserve.

May 18 2019
 
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
 
«
Cycle Itasca State Park in Minnesota FULL

Cycle Itasca State Park in Minnesota FULL

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 17, 2019 to May 20, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Alain(Al) at 204-235-1790 or alainlouer@hotmail.com

People that emailed me will be contacted shortly. 

Join Al and Ken to do day cycles in the area of Itasca State Park in  Minnesota. It contains the headwaters of the Mississippi River. It is about 400 kilometres from Winnipeg . Overnight we would stay in a hostel where cost is about $ 30 US a night . Passport required to cross the Canada -US Border. 

 

 

Activity Type: 

May 17 2019 to May 20 2019
 
 
 
Birding for Beginners 2019: Kings Park
May 22 2019
 
 
Guided Cultural East Exchange Tour

Guided Cultural East Exchange Tour

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 22, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Phone Julia Schoen for details and to register 204 269-8004.

Take a walk along Lily Street and learn the history of the area through art and sculpture with artist, Sean McLachlan. Sean recently completed a series of public artworks looking at the history and change in the East Exchange as it evolves as one of Winnipeg's oldest neighbourhoods. Tour limited to 20 people. After the tour, lunch together at a restaurant in the area for those interested.

Activity Type: 

May 22 2019
 
 
Paddle Brokenhead River
May 22 2019
 
 
 
 
Hike Through the Spur Woods WMA

Hike Through the Spur Woods WMA

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 25, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

INTERMEDIATE

Contact / Registration: 

Registration commences May 18. Contact Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net.

Enjoy a great spring hike through the Spur Woods Wildlife Management Area in southeastern Manitoba, then explore other areas. Ca. 12 km. in total.

Activity Type: 

May 25 2019
 
 
Fourth Annual Memorial Bird Blitz

Fourth Annual Memorial Bird Blitz

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 25, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

The event is in memory of all our birding friends we have lost over the years. Participation is open to all, from backyard birder to Big Day enthusiast. The idea is to enjoy birds at your own pace and submit a list of your sightings, plus area(s) covered, to Rudolf Koes (rkoes@mymts.net) after the event. No registration is necessary. Results will be reported on manitobabirds after the event, as well as on the Nature Manitoba website.

May 25 2019
 
 
«
Canoe Camping

Canoe Camping

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 18, 2019 to May 20, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Canoe camping from Stewart L to Winnange L and return (Experimental lakes area)

Maximum of 7 paddlers.

If weather is too tumultuous, then car camping in Riding Mountain.

No maximum for this other than cannot fill the park.

Activity Type: 

May 18 2019 to May 20 2019
 
 
Riverton Sand Bar hike

Riverton Sand Bar hike

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 19, 2019

Trip Leader: 

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger at 204-451-1219

Please join Roger for hike at Riverton sand bar followed by potluck and BBQ .

Activity Type: 

May 19 2019
 
 
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
 
Paddle your canoe
May 26 2019
 
 
 
Whither the Wildflowers: Harte Trail
May 28 2019
 
 
Birding for Beginners 2019: La Barriere Park
May 29 2019
 
 
Hike in Assiniboine Park

Hike in Assiniboine Park

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 29, 2019

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

For more information & to register, contact Chris Urban csurban52@gmail.com or 204-837-5940.

Enjoy a 2 hour Hike in Assiniboine Park with a historical emphasis (on it’s 110th birthday) by fellow Grey Hare, David Spector. Bring a bag lunch if you wish…maybe an ice cream at Sargent Sundae’s across the footbridge afterwards.

Activity Type: 

May 29 2019
 
 
 
 

Garden Tour 2019

 

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming workshops scheduled at the moment.

Upcoming Mantario Trips

Jul 8 2019 to Jul 12 2019
Jul 15 2019 to Jul 19 2019
Jul 22 2019 to Jul 26 2019

Upcoming Grey Hares Outings

Upcoming Major Outings

Jul 13 2019 to Jul 20 2019
Aug 17 2019 to Aug 24 2019
Aug 31 2019 to Sep 2 2019