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Outdoor Activities

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. Before registering for a trip please review the safety requirements and the difficulty rating 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.

Please note: All participants must adhere to our COVID-19 protocols. Please review the protocols here before registering. Some trip leaders may require proof of vaccination to attend their trips. Please review trip descriptions carefully or contact the trip leader individually to confirm their requirements. 

Nature Manitoba Outings

Winnipeg River outing

December 3, 2022
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. Meet at the Seven Sisters dam parking lot at 9 a.m.

Contact / Registration: 

Call Peter Taylor at 1-204-753-2977 or taylorp@granite.mb.ca for details or to register or Garry Budyk at 204-661-1062 or gbudyk@shaw.ca for carpool info.

Family Nature Club: Bunn's Creek Centennial Park

December 4, 2022
General Trips / NOVICE

Family Nature Club invites all nature nuts ages 8-13 (accompanied by a parent/guardian/caregiver) to come explore Bunn's Creek Centennial Park. We’ll be on the lookout for birds, mammals, tracks, and scat! Please make sure to dress for the weather as we will meet rain or shine! Feel free to bring binoculars and field guides if you like.

Contact / Registration: 

Please email Meredith to register: maistoesz@hotmail.com

Tuesday Morning Breakfast

Repeats every month on the second Tuesday 2 times.
December 13, 2022
January 10, 2023
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Date: The second Tuesday of every month at 9.00 AM
Location: Smitty’s Family Restaurant, 580 Pembina Hwy (near Grant Ave)
Registration deadline: The preceding Sunday at 6:00 PM. Charles needs to know who will be attending.
Bring: Your name tag.

Contact / Registration: 

Charles Begley (register at ccbegley@shaw.ca)    Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Sep-15): Here.

Walk on the Harte Trail

December 14, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Location / Time: Meet at Oasis Church parking lot at 11:00 AM (940 Elmhurst Road).

Contact / Registration: 

Linda Dreger (register by email at l_dreger@msn.com).  Please let me know if you will be joining the group for lunch so reservations can be made.  Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Sep-22): Here.

Winnipeg Christmas Bird Count

December 18, 2022
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.
A potluck dinner and compiling session will be held afterwards; details about the venue to follow.

Contact / Registration: 

Please contact Rudolf Koes well before the count date, at 204-661-0763 or rkoes@mymts.net for details or to register.

Tuesday Morning Breakfast

December 13, 2022
January 10, 2023
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Date: The second Tuesday of every month at 9.00 AM
Location: Smitty’s Family Restaurant, 580 Pembina Hwy (near Grant Ave)
Registration deadline: The preceding Sunday at 6:00 PM. Charles needs to know who will be attending.
Bring: Your name tag.

Contact / Registration: 

Charles Begley (register at ccbegley@shaw.ca)    Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Sep-15): Here.