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St. Adolphe and Windygates hawk watches

St. Adolphe and Windygates hawk watches

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

March 15, 2020 to April 15, 2020

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Watches are not scheduled, so there is no need to register. Come and go as you please.

Raptors and a host of other birds migrate north along the Red River and Pembina River valleys in early spring. Come join the birders who monitor this migration. They will be present from mid-morning at either site on most days from mid-March to mid-April, especially when it is sunny with a south wind. The St. Adolphe site is on the east side of the bridge on PR. 210.
The Windygates site is on PR. 201 at the Pembina River Valley.

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St. Adolphe and Windygates hawk watches

St. Adolphe and Windygates hawk watches

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

March 15, 2020 to April 15, 2020

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Watches are not scheduled, so there is no need to register. Come and go as you please.

Raptors and a host of other birds migrate north along the Red River and Pembina River valleys in early spring. Come join the birders who monitor this migration. They will be present from mid-morning at either site on most days from mid-March to mid-April, especially when it is sunny with a south wind. The St. Adolphe site is on the east side of the bridge on PR. 210.
The Windygates site is on PR. 201 at the Pembina River Valley.

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Grassland Birds - CANCELLED

Grassland Birds - CANCELLED

Instructor: 

Tim Poole

Location: 

Kelvin High School, Room 31

Date: 

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Start Time: 

7:30 pm

Fee: 

$5 for Nature Manitoba members, $10 for non-members (students: $3 for members, $5 for non-members).

FULL - THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON A WAIT LIST FOR THIS WORKSHOP PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT 204-943-9029 OR info@naturemanitoba.ca

Manitoba’s native prairies are under numerous threats from development, and with this a suite of birds which depend on grasslands for their very survival on grasslands. We will examine the numerous species of bird which breed in native prairies and how to identify them in the field. We will also workshop on what can be done to prevent their complete loss from our province.

Apr 7 2020
 
 
 
 
 
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St. Adolphe and Windygates hawk watches

St. Adolphe and Windygates hawk watches

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

March 15, 2020 to April 15, 2020

Trip Rating: 

NOVICE

Contact / Registration: 

Watches are not scheduled, so there is no need to register. Come and go as you please.

Raptors and a host of other birds migrate north along the Red River and Pembina River valleys in early spring. Come join the birders who monitor this migration. They will be present from mid-morning at either site on most days from mid-March to mid-April, especially when it is sunny with a south wind. The St. Adolphe site is on the east side of the bridge on PR. 210.
The Windygates site is on PR. 201 at the Pembina River Valley.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Shorebirds - CANCELLED

Shorebirds - CANCELLED

Instructor: 

Rudolf Koes

Location: 

Kelvin High School, Room 31

Date: 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Start Time: 

7:30 pm

Fee: 

$5 for Nature Manitoba members, $10 for non-members (students: $3 for members, $5 for non-members).

FULL - THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON A WAIT LIST FOR THIS WORKSHOP PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT 204-943-9029 OR info@naturemanitoba.ca

Manitoba harbours a fine array of shorebirds and they will soon start to return from warmer climes. Some are difficult to identify, but with the help of this workshop, the task may be a bit easier. We will look at some slides and reference materials and we will also discuss some of the best places in Manitoba to see them.

Apr 14 2020
 
 
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Plant Propagation - CANCELLED

Plant Propagation - CANCELLED

Instructor: 

Stu Innes

Location: 

Kelvin High School, Room 31

Date: 

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Start Time: 

7:30 pm

Fee: 

$5 for Nature Manitoba members, $10 for non-members (students: $3 for members, $5 for non-members).

Propagating plants by cuttings, air-, and ground-layering.’
There are several ways to propagate smaller plants, shrubs and trees by getting roots to grow on pieces of the original plant. You will learn about the methods and materials used, as well as what is happening inside the plant. This will help you to succeed in different situations, and may help with other aspects of horticulture as well.

Apr 21 2020
 
 
 
 
 
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Warblers - CANCELLED

Warblers - CANCELLED

Instructor: 

Ward Christianson

Location: 

Kelvin High School, Room 31

Date: 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Start Time: 

7:30 pm

Fee: 

$5 for Nature Manitoba members, $10 for non-members (students: $3 for members, $5 for non-members).

FULL - THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON A WAIT LIST FOR THIS WORKSHOP PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT 204-943-9029 OR  info@naturemanitoba.ca

This introductory workshop will explore all the regularly occurring warblers of Manitoba, focusing on the main field marks of breeding plumage's. We will review of migration timing and breeding range. If time allows, some of the tricky identifications during fall migration be touched on. Questions are always welcome.

Apr 28 2020