Nature Manitoba News

Nature Manitoba News

Nature Manitoba News is Nature Manitoba's bi-monthly newsletter publication, full of natural history articles, member trip stories, photos and upcoming activities, events and workshops. You can download the latest issues from the list below, in .pdf format. (If you can not view the .pdf newsletter, please download a free copy of Adobe Reader, the recommended application to view Nature Manitoba News.)

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Nature Manitoba News: Winter 2014/15

In This Issue...

  • Manitoba Marks a Major Milestone
  • President’s Corner
  • 2015 A.G.M.: Call for Nominations
  • Member Profile: Donna Danyluk
  • MB Government Announces New Park & Eco-Reserve
  • Encounters: Rescue of an Owl
  • Monarch Update & MB Butterfly News
  • Bittersweet Ski Trails; Eunice Kells (1932 – 2014)
  • Tracking Bats For White-Nose Syndrome
  • A Backyard Bird Spa in Winter
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News: Fall Hawk Watch 2014
  • Burrowing Owls Impacted by Flooding
  • Christmas Bird Count 2014
  • #LoveTheBoreal Contest Winners
  • Our Natural Garden Tour 2015
  • Discovery Evenings 2014-2015
  • Workshop Series 2015

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Nature Manitoba News: Fall 2014

In This Issue...

  • Wolverine!
  • President’s Corner: Getting away from it all
  • Member Profile: Peggy Kasuba
  • Watching Kites Fly & Update on Nest
  • News: Prairie Pollination Exhibit
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • 2014 Tour A Charm
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News with Atlas and IBA updates
  • SW Manitoba Flooding Impacts Nesting Birds
  • MB Chimney Swift 2014 Update
  • Brokenhead Wetland Trail Near Completion
  • Centre Teaches Wonders of Tall Grass Prairie
  • Discovery Evenings 2014-2015

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Nature Manitoba News: July/August 2014

In This Issue...

  • Proposed Polar Bear Provincial Park
  • President’s Corner: Quarterly Newsletter
  • Member Profile: Roger Sutherland
  • Tom Walker (1925-2014)
  • Mantario Summer Program 2014
  • Roger’s Rant: The Seine River Greenway
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Mars Hill Wildlife Management Area Update
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News & Program Updates
  • New Plan to Recover Threatened Caribou
  • A.G.M. Revised Financial Statements

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Nature Manitoba News: May/June 2014

In This Issue...

  • Could you be a volunteer for Bridging the Gap?
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Marc Leclair
  • Nature in the News: ELA’s New Operator
  • Monarchs and ONGT 2014
  • A.G.M. 2014 Items & Awards
  • Obituary: William Burton Preston
  • Mantario Summer Program 2014
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News & Grassland Bird Conservation
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Roger’s Rant: Of prostitutes and pipelines

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Nature Manitoba News: March/April 2014

In This Issue...

  • Becoming the Wolf Capital of the World
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Doris Orchyk
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind: The Tale of Fast Eddy
  • Get a Jump on Spiders!
  • Obituaries: Ida Toews, Mike Fedak & Clayton Turnbull
  • Book Review: The American Crow, Naturally
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News: Christmas Bird Count 2013
  • Atlassing by Canoe on the Grass River
  • A.G.M. & Last Two Discovery Evenings
  • Workshop Series 2014

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Nature Manitoba News: January/February 2014

In This Issue...

  • A First for Manitoba – Calliope Hummingbird
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Les McCann
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • The Grey Hares Cycle the Duff Roblin Parkway Trail 
  • Nature in the News: Zebra Mussels
  • Book Review – Manitoba Butterflies: A Field Guide
  • Where have all the Monarchs gone?
  • Our Natural Garden Tour 2014
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Discovery Evenings 2013-2014
  • A.G.M. Agenda & Call for Nominations
  • Workshop Series 2014

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Nature Manitoba News: November/December 2013

In This Issue...

  • Memories of Robert Taylor
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Francy Wheadon
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Nature in the News: FoBHP Adopt Cedar Bog Trail
  • Greener Thumbs in the Grey Hares
  • A Trip to Riding Mountain National Park
  • Roger’s Rant: Provincial Waffling, Federal Spinning
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News, Hawk Watch and Atlas Update
  • Chimney Swifts and Peregrine Falcons
  • More Spotted Knapweed Found in MB
  • The Grey Hares Discover Neubergthal
  • How much water does a canoe need?
  • Discovery Evenings 2013-2014

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Nature Manitoba News: September/October 2013

In This Issue...

  • Giving a Hoot about Burrowing Owls
  • President’s Corner & Member Profile: Gordon Grieef
  • Encounters: Through the eyes of a child
  • Canoeing to Pine Point Rapids & Garner Lake
  • Nature in the News: Poweshiek Skipperling
  • Order of the Buffalo Hunt: A Final Tribute to Robert Taylor
  • ONGT is Back!
  • Roger’s Rant: Pimachiowin Aki
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Interlake Atlassing: Northern Hawk Owls
  • Kaskatamagan Polar Bear Den Survey
  • Invasive Species; Himalayan Balsamp
  • Discovery Evenings 2013-2014

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Nature Manitoba News: July/August 2013

In This Issue...

  • Alvars in the Interlake
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Katrina Froese
  • Heritage Trees of Manitoba
  • Safeguarding the Seal River
  • Last Chance for Garden Tour Tickets
  • Mantario Summer Program 2013
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • New Field Guide on MB Butterflies
  • MB Butterfly Species Checklist
  • Permit to Paddle
  • Roger’s Rant
  • Hunt Lake Hike

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Nature Manitoba News: May/June 2013

In This Issue...

  • The Piping Plover: A Little Bird in Big Trouble
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Brian Hydesmith
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Mantario Summer Program 2013
  • Nature in the News: Parks, Peat & Boars
  • Wildlife Society & Prairie Conservation Awards
  • Review: Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • A Swift Look at 2012 and 2013
  • Peg City Car Co-op
  • Roger’s Rant
  • Have You Heard of Henteleff Park?
  • ONGT 2013 & Gardens at FortWhyte Alive
  • ‘Ghosts of the Cities’ Rarely Seen
  • Some Good Orchid-hunting Spots
  • 93rd A.G.M. Awards and News

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Nature Manitoba News: March/April 2013

In This Issue...

  • The St. Lazare Area of Manitoba
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Laurel McDonald
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Book Review: More than Birds
  • Nature in the News: ELA & Lake Winnipeg
  • Obituaries: Erna Pruitt & Eva Bowie
  • Roger’s Rant
  • Mantario Summer Program 2013
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News: Christmas Bird Count
  • Cranes at the Hula Valley, Israel
  • Annual General Meeting: March 18, 2013
  • Stomping Tom Moose
  • Our Natural Garden Tour 2013
  • Former Quarry a Hidden Gem
  • Living with White-Tailed Deer
  • Workshops & Discovery Evenings

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Nature Manitoba News: January/February 2013

In This Issue...

  • Butterflies at Nueltin Lake, NW Manitoba
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Brock Houndle
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Our Natural Garden Tour 2013
  • Prairie Pollination Virtual Museum
  • Selling Off Our Prairie Commons
  • Roger’s Rant
  • New Book: Reflections on a Marsh
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Reducing Bird Collisions
  • Responding to Manitoba’s Green Plan
  • Invasive Species: European Buckthorn
  • Discovery Evenings
  • Workshop Series 2013

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Nature Manitoba News: November/December 2012

In This Issue...

  • Chasing the Bird
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Dianne Beaven
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Nature in the News: RMNP Ski Trails Update
  • Mars Hill Wildlife Management Area
  • Roger’s Rant
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News & Fall Hawk Watch 2012
  • The State of Canada’s Birds: A MB Summary
  • Manitoba Bird Atlas Update
  • Discovery Evenings 2012-2013

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Nature Manitoba News: September/October 2012

In This Issue...

  • North American Prairie Conference
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Ian Ward
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Nature in the News
  • Invasive Pests Threatening MB’s Forests
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • The Ten Commandments of Birding
  • Manitoba IBA Program’s First Caretaker
  • Discovery Evenings 2012-2013
  • Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Day

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Nature Manitoba News: July/August 2012

In This Issue...

  • Canada’s Experimental Lakes Area
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Marilyn Latta
  • Nature in the News
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Roger’s Rant
  • Mantario Summer Program 2012
  • Book Review: The Insatiable Bark Beetle
  • Lorne Wallace (1930-2012)
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Manitoba’s Bird Species at Risk
  • Invasive Species: Nodding Thistle
  • Mantario Cabin Policies
  • Birds Hill Management Plan
  • Member Trip Photos

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Nature Manitoba News: May/June 2012

In This Issue...

  • North American Prairie Conference
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: John Morgan
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Just Say “No” to Peat Moss
  • Have You Seen a Franklin’s Ground Squirrel?
  • Clarence Tillenius (1913 -2012)
  • Mantario Summer Program 2012
  • A.G.M. President’s Report
  • A.G.M. Award Citations
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Cross-Canada Hiker Journeys Across MB
  • The IBA Program in Manitoba
  • Weed to Spot: Red Bartsia
  • The Manitoba Herps Atlas
  • Naturalists needed for Ridgewood Bioblitz
  • Nature Manitoba Workshop Series 2012

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Nature Manitoba News: March/April 2012

In This Issue...

  • The Hay Point Bog Peat Mine
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Ardythe McMaster
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Nature in the News
  • A.G.M. Agenda & Nominees
  • By-law Amendments
  • The Prince Baskettail
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News & Photos
  • Atlassing from Big Sand Lake Lodge
  • Canoeing from Beresford to Wallace
  • Book Review: MB Backroad Mapbook
  • Discovery Evenings
  • Nature Manitoba Workshop Series 2012

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Nature Manitoba News: January/February 2012

In This Issue...

  • Nature in the News
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Martin Zeilig
  • A.G.M. Notices
  • Remembering Edith, Maxine & Eugene
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Brokenhead Wetland Trail Announced
  • Book Review: Prairie – A Natural History
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News, Atlas Update, IBA News
  • New Churchill Northern Studies Centre
  • Polar Bears on Thin Ice
  • Discovery Evenings
  • Save Our Seine and Golf Courses
  • Nature Manitoba Workshop Series 2012

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Nature Manitoba News: November/December 2011

In This Issue...

  • The Voracious Creatures of Bain Lake
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: Gerry & Maureen Recksiedler
  • Nature Manitoba Store
  • Members’ Trip Photos
  • Birding in Flooded Southwestern Manitoba
  • Book Review: Dragonflies & Damselflies
  • Garage Sale Coordinator Wanted
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News & 2011 Fall Hawk Watch
  • 2011 Christmas Bird Count
  • Young Ornithologists Workshop
  • Discovery Evenings

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Nature Manitoba News: September/October 2011

In This Issue...

  • New Birding Trails for the Province
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile
  • Dragonfly Season
  • Nature in the News
  • Book Review: Ferns & Fern Allies
  • Garden Tour: Twelve Times Lucky
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Peregrine Falcon Recovery Project Update
  • Invasive Species: Spotted Knapweed
  • Discovery Evenings

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Nature Manitoba News: July/August 2011

In This Issue...

  • The Importance of Non-anonymous Birds
  • President’s Corner
  • Member Profile: John Gray
  • BIG TREES, Little Trees
  • Nature Canada Affiliate Award
  • Nature in the News
  • Mantario Summer Program
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Invasive Species: Leafy Spurge
  • Bird News
  • The Hunt Lake Hike
  • Prairie Day, Our Natural Garden Tour

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Nature Manitoba News: May/June 2011

In This Issue...

  • The Ophioglossid Ferns
  • The AGM and Victoria Beach
  • Member Profile: Brad Carey
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Nature in the News
  • Slippers of the Spirit (Part 2)
  • Mantario Summer Program 2011
  • AGM Awards
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Invasive Phragmites
  • Notable Records from Bird Atlas (Part 2)
  • Nature Manitoba’s Workshop Series
  • Carol Shields Memorial Labyrinth

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Nature Manitoba News: March/April 2011

In This Issue...

  • Slippers of the Spirit
  • Loving Parks in Tough Economic Times
  • Member Profile: June Thomson
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • New Replanters on the Block
  • Nature in the News
  • A.G.M. Agenda & Biographies
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Bird News
  • Christmas Bird Count
  • Mantario Summer Program 2011
  • Notable Records from MB Bird Atlas
  • Nature Manitoba’s Workshop Series
  • Discovery Evenings

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Nature Manitoba News: January / February 2011

In This Issue...

  • American Crows Nesting in Winnipeg
  • Decision Time for Victoria Beach Cabin
  • Member Profile: Judith Mate
  • Encounters of the Natural Kind
  • Chimney Swift Nesting Capital of MB
  • Nature in the News
  • Conservation Plan for Prairie Grouse
  • This D*** Canoe Is Too Long!
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Fall 2010 Hawk Watch Results
  • Bird Sightings
  • Breeding Bird Atlas Sample Map
  • Nature Manitoba’s Workshop Series
  • Discovery Evenings

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