Established in 1944, Manitoba Wildlife Federation is the province’s oldest and largest conservation organization.

Manitoba Wildlife Federation is a registered charity, dedicated to the conservation and sustainable use of fish, wildlife and habitat resources in Manitoba. Through advocacy, education and conservation programs, MWF is working to ensure healthy fish and wildlife populations in Manitoba. Our outdoor heritage and the time-honoured traditions of hunting and angling must be preserved for future generations.

Manitoba Wildlife Federation: Leading Manitoba’s angling, hunting and habitat conservation communities.

MWF Events
  • Geese, Guns and Grades! U of M mentored hunt

    To better understand conservation, university students learn to shoot, clean and cook their kill.

    To view the full Winnipeg Free Press article and pictures please click the link below!

    Geese, Guns and Grades

    Author: Alexandra Paul

    Winnipeg Free Press
    The Green Page
    Saturday, October 18, 2014


  • Spotlight on Becomming an Oudoors Woman in the Cottager magazine!

    Females are catching on to fishing

    Read the whole article and see pictures here:   The Cottager BOW story fall 2014

    It’s not your typical girls’ weekend being pampered at a spa and chatting over a few bottles of wine.

    The Manitoba Wildlife Federation’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) program is an annual three-day getaway that has participants enthusiastically signing up for a fish-filleting seminar, casting their lines off a shore and even making fishing lures.

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    Draw Held: October 10, 2014
    MWF Office
    70 Stevenson Road
    Winnipeg, MB  R2H 0X6

    Winner of the 8 day trip for two to Nova Scotia, PEI
    Chris Litkowich from Oakbank MB

    Winner of the Alumnacraft V16 Fishing Boat, 20 HP Mercury Motor & Trailer
    Bill Hampshire from Lac du Bonnet, MB


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  • Plumas Game & Fish Buck Night

    Plumas Game and Fish will be hosting their banquet Saturday Nov. 29, 2014 at the Plumas Community Hall.
    7:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m
    Open deer head competition
    Heads will need to be handed in prior to 8p.m.
    Members only competition for other big game and fish
    $10 for adults and includes entry to the competition and banquet meal
    For more information please contact Ron Buhler at (204) 841-2231.

  • Russell Game & Fish-Buck Night!!

    Wednesday December 3, 2014
    Held at Russell Leisure Centre
    529 Main Street
    Russell, MB

    Doors open at 5:00 p.m, Chili served and big game entry deadline by 6:00 p.m.
    Bucks- Moose-Elk- Bear

    For more information please call Geordie (204) 773-2758  or Daryll (204) 773-3652

  • Brandon Wildlife Federation Celebrating their Big Buck Awards!!!

    Please see Brandon’s Poster here!  Brandon Big Buck Awards

    Sunday November 30, 2014
    Doors open at 1:00, all entries to be must be in by 3:00p.m!
    New This Year, Accepting All Big Game Deer- Elk- Moose- Caribou- Bear
    10 Rifles to be given away!!
    For more information, please see the poster above!

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2014 Conservation Raffle Launch

Get your lucky ticket for this year's Conservation Raffle tickets. This year you can get one ticket for $10 and three for $20. The same awesome prizes are available including a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab truck, a beautiful Alumacraft 175 Voyageur fishing boat with a Yamaha 115 four stroke motor and so much more. There will be an early bird draw on Oct.10 and the final draw will be on Dec.16, 2014. Contact MWF or your local Fish and Game Club for tickets! Read More...

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Hunter Safety Course and Shooting Instruction

For more information on courses being offered in Manitoba, please click the Hunter Education Logo above for our listings.


  • Wild at Heart Banquet: Supporting an amazing cause!

    Want to do your part for the big game crisis in Manitoba?  Feel like giving back to the community, and bringing joy and a mentored hunting experience to a youth?  Come join us in celebrating our 3rd Annual Wild at Heart fundraising banquet!  All proceeds will go back to Manitoba Wildlife Federation as we get ready to start the new year off right and make our best efforts in preserving our Wildlife. Read More…


    October 07, 2014 11:32 ET

    Harper Government Announces Common Sense Firearms Measures for Law-Abiding Firearms Owners

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 7, 2014) - Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, introduced the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act. This bill meets the Government’s objective to cut red tape for law-abiding firearms owners and provide safe and simple firearms policies.

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  • Province Proposes Changes to Trapping in Parks

    In December 2012, two dogs were killed in traps in two Parks, one incident near Grand Beach received significant media coverage. In response, the Province created a new draft policy to restrict trapping in Parks (view the proposed policy here). While the Federation fully understands the need to reduce risk of further incidents with pets, we had some concerns with the policy and process.

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    But not for everybody, only for licensed hunters east of the Duck Mountains. The MWF’s President Brian Strauman says this isn’t right, ” if there is a definite moose population crisis east of the Ducks, then hunting should be closed immediately and simultaneously to licensed and Aboriginal hunters alike in GHA 19A”.

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  • CSBC & MWF Team Up To Keep Manitoba Anglers Safe on the Water

    July 2, 2014 — Toronto, ON, — July 5th – 13th marks National Fishing Week in Canada. The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) want to remind anglers that wearing your lifejacket is even more important than wearing your ‘lucky fishing hat’. But they do share one trait. They both have to be worn to be effective! Read More…