Saturday, August 31, 2013 - Blog on a Log
Free Entry into Manitoba Provincial Parks this Labour Day Weekend
With gorgeous weather still upon us, the long weekend is a great time to squeeze in a few more summer adventures before the seasons turn and nights get chilly.
If a little outdoor adventure is in your plans this weekend you may be glad to hear that entry into all Manitoba Provincial Parks is free this weekend, from Friday Aug. 30 to Monday, Sep. 2.
Conservation and Water Stewardship has also organized free interpretive programs, including:
- an amphitheatre presentation on how you can Be Bear Smart at 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, a campfire talk about the lives of coyotes at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 and a family program to make masks of favourite animals at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at Birds Hill Provincial Park;
- a campfire talk on how water has sculpted Manitoba at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 and an amphitheatre presentation on Lake Winnipeg’s unique features at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at Grand Beach Provincial Park;
- a campfire talk on edible wild foods at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30 and an amphitheatre presentation on the effects of wildfires at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Spruce Woods Provincial Park.;
- an opportunity to see Canada geese and other wildlife up close and take part in interpretive activities Friday through Monday at the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary Visitor Centre in Whiteshell Provincial Park.
Government of Manitoba Press Release
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