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Nature Manitoba Outings

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Nature Manitoba conducts a variety of outdoor activities throughout the year. Our activities include canoeing, hiking, cycling, snowshoeing, camping, cross-country skiing, and other outdoor recreational pursuits. All Outdoor Activities are free for members, with the exception of any cabin/park fees if applicable, and the Grey Hares group is listed separately. Non-members may attend a trip or two at no cost, in order explore the option of membership. Note that a trip's difficulty is rated using the following Trip Rating Guidelines.

If you are a member, please contact the trip leader directly with any questions, as listed below, otherwise please contact our office.


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Oak Hammock Marsh Fall Blitz

October 1, 2016
Bird Outings / NOVICE
Part of OHMIC Migration Festival. Starts at Oak Hammock Marsh at 7am. We will count the number of waterfowl leaving the marsh then go in groups to count all the bird in each count section. Meet for lunch at the centre at 1pm.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Tim at iba@naturemanitoba.ca before September 23rd

Elma/ Seven Sisters

October 15, 2016
Bird Outings / NOVICE

Peter Taylor will lead this outing, which was highly successful in 2015, with sightings of numerous Bald Eagles, two Golden Eagles, Sandhill Cranes and more. Scoters are possible. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Garry Budyk at 204-667-1062 for carpool information for Winnippeg participants, or Peter at 1-204-753-2977 for additional details.

Lake Winnipeg Beaches

November 5, 2016
Bird Outings / NOVICE

Late fall is a good time to look for lingering waterfowl, raptors and gulls along the beaches of S.E. Lake Winnipeg. Winter passerines, such as Snow Buntings and redpolls, should also be present.

 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Rudolf Koes at 204-661-0763 for information or to register.

Winnipeg River Outing

December 3, 2016
Bird Outings / NOVICE

This is your chance to get a start on your winter list. We hope to see lingering waterfowl, such as Long-tailed Duck and Harlequin Duck, or rare gulls.

Contact / Registration: 

Call Peter Taylor at 204-753-2977 for details or to register.

Christmas Bird Count

December 18, 2016
Bird Outings / NOVICE

This is a great opportunity to see some wintering birds in the city. Join tens of thousands of other birders across North America in this event and help contribute to our knowledge of winter bird distribution.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Rudolf Koes at 204-661-0763 for details or to register.