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Nature Manitoba Outings

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.


Garden/Cycle Tour

July 17, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Garden/Cycle Tour, cycling to various home gardens. Location TBA. Note: this tour is not the same as Nature Manitoba’s Garden Tour & Plant Sale scheduled for July 13/19.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Julia Schoen 204-269-8004.

Hiking Rivers Provincial Park and Brandon Area

July 20, 2019
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

This full-day hike (12-15 km.) features the lovely Rivers Provincial Park and trail systems in Brandon, including the archaeological site of Grand Valley and the new Assiniboine Food Forest trail.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

Registration opens July 13. Contact Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net.

Mantario Trail north end day hike

July 27, 2019
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Please join Roger for hike from north trailhead at Big Whiteshell Lake along the shore for Big Whiteshell Lake followed by BBQ and potluck . 

Meet at 9 am at Red River food store parking lot in Southdale along Fermor Ave .Drivers will need provncial park pass. 

 

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register please call Roger at 204-451-1219

Walking tour of permaculture gardens

August 14, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Walking tour of the permaculture gardens of the Sustainable South Osborne Community Co-op (SSOCC) led by the vice-president Rod Kueneman. After the tour we can lunch in the garden followed by a neighbourhood walk and the option of a treat at BDI.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Jennifer Johnsen/Kevin MacDonald 204-256-6145.

RMNP Bike & Hike Camping

August 31, 2019 to September 2, 2019
Major Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Car camp at Lake Audy. On Saturday afternoon, cycle down Strathclair trail (very bike friendly) to see what can be seen. On Sunday, cycle to Minnedosa River campground (about 5 km) until trail becomes bike unfriendly (leave and lock bikes). Then continue by hiking to north end of Grasshopper Valley thru old growth white spruce forest.

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Cycle and Harvest

September 4, 2019
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Cycle and Harvest – cycle trip to harvest vegetables at the Floodway Gardens (north of Town of Birds Hill). Pack a grocery bag for your vegetables. Leader can arrange pick up after cycle. There will be a picnic stop along the way.

Contact / Registration: 

For more information and to register, contact Brian Wagg 204-663-8333 or bwaggwpg@gmail.com.

Walk Into A Tree

October 30, 2019
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Walk Into A Tree. Casual 5 to 7 km round-trip walk/hike along the Red River through giant cottonwoods in Kildonan Park and Rivergrove. We will visit a tree you can walk into without bouncing off of and that is one of the few living things you can hug from the inside.

Contact / Registration: 

Register by October 28 with Donna Kurt at canoeist@mts.net.