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More information

maps

Environment Canada map of Prairie Grassland and Parkland regions in Manitoba:
(sorry...info currently not available)

places to see native prairie in manitoba

Tallgrass

Living Prairie Museum in Winnipeg
http://www.winnipeg.ca/publicworks/naturalist/livingprairie/
http://www.livingprairie.ca (virtual museum)

Manitoba Tallgrass Prairie Preserve
http://www.gov.mb.ca/watchablewildlife/tallgrassprairie.html

Oak Hammock Marsh
http://www.oakhammockmarsh.ca

Birds Hill Provincial Park
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/parks/popular_parks/central/birds.html

Mixed-grass

Rivers Provincial Park
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/parks/popular_parks/western/rivers.html

Yellow Quill Prairie Preserve
http://www.natureconservancy.ca/en/where-we-work/manitoba/featured-projects/yellow_quill_prairie.html#.U315FChLqvo

Spruce Woods Provincial Park
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/parks/popular_parks/western/spruce.html

Pierson Wildlife Management Area - Gainsborough Creek Unit
(sorry...info currently not available)

Sandhill

Spruce Woods Provincial Park
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/parks/popular_parks/western/spruce.html

Portage Sandhills Wildlife Management Area
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/wildlife/habcons/wmas/redriver.html#portage_sandhills

Lauder Sandhills Wildlife Management Area
(sorry...info currently not available)

Fescue

Riding Mountain National Park
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/mb/riding/index_E.asp

Armit Meadows Ecological Reserve
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/pai/mb_network/armit/index.html

official emblems

Official Emblems of Manitoba - The Coat of Arms, Emblems and the Manitoba Tartan Act

http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/c150e.php

Official Grass Emblems of Other Provinces and States

Saskatchewan - Needle and Thread Grass
http://www.ops.gov.sk.ca/Default.aspx?DN
=dfb8e25a-eaf0-4e02-a726-2d3821a0674e

Alberta - Plains Rough Fescue
http://www.abheritage.ca/stia/alberta_emblems.html

North Dakota - Western Wheatgrass

South Dakota - Western Wheatgrass

Montana - Bluebunch Wheatgrass
http://montanakids.com/facts_and_figures/state_symbols
/State_Grass_Bluebunch_Wheatgrass.htm

how you can help

Landscaping with prairie grasses

Naturescape Manitoba
http://www.winnipeg.ca/PublicWorks/naturalist/NS
/naturescapemanitoba/default.asp

Prairie Habitats
http://www.prairiehabitats.com/

Prairie Originals
http://www.prairieoriginals.com/

Prairie Flora
http://www.prairieflora.com/

Blight Native Seeds Ltd.
(204)267-2686; email:info@bnsltd.ca

Volunteer

www.conservationvolunteers.ca

Conserve your land

Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation
http://www.mhhc.mb.ca

Ducks Unlimited Canada
http://www.ducksunlimited.ca

Nature Conservancy of Canada
http://www.natureconservancy.ca

Manitoba Conservation Districts Association
http://www.mcda.ca

Invasive species control

Invasive Species Council of Manitoba
http://www.invasivespeciesmanitoba.com

Manitoba Weed Supervisors Association
http://www.mbweeds.ca/

Environment Canada - Invasive Alien Species in Canada
http://www.ec.gc.ca/eee-ias

Donate to a prairie conservation organization

Ducks Unlimited Canada
http://www.ducksunlimited.ca

Nature Conservancy of Canada
http://www.natureconservancy.ca