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Robert Sopuck will be launching his new book, A Life Outdoors: Essays on Hunting, Gathering and Country Living in the 21st Century
January 15, 2015
McNally Robinson Booksellers
A Life Outdoors
Essays on Hunting, Gathering and Country Living in the 21st Century
Monday February 9, 7:00 pm
Grant Park in the Atrium
Robert Sopuck caught his first fish at age 4 in the presence of his father. That fish set off a lifetime of exploration of the natural world. He and his bride, the inestimable Caroline, live on 480 acres of wild land south of Manitoba’s Riding Mountain National Park. This book is about their way of life as modern country people who have developed a profound relationship with the land, wildlife, and the ecosystem that supports them. Read More…
Press Release: Province Cancels Night Surveillance Flights for Second Year in a Row, Putting Manitobans and Wildlife at Risk
December 1, 2014
December 1, 2014
Province Cancels Night Surveillance Flights to Curtail Spotlighting for Second Year in a Row Putting Manitobans and Wildlife at Risk
WINNIPEG, MB: The Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) recently learned the Province of Manitoba has decided to cancel night surveillance flights for poachers – a decision that threatens people as well as Manitoba’s imperiled big game populations. This is the second year in a row for night surveillance cancellation.
Night surveillance involves enforcement officers flying at night in search of hunter spotlighting activity. Brian Strauman, MWF President, says these flights must be continued. Read More…
Manitoba Government Introduces New Legislation that would Clarify, Strengthen Role of Conservation Officers
November 28, 2014
MANITOBA GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES NEW LEGISLATION THAT WOULD CLARIFY, STRENGTHEN ROLE OF CONSERVATION OFFICERS
Change in Title, Enforcement, Training, Oversight to be Formalized: Minister Mackintosh
The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would formally recognize conservation officers as law enforcement officers with the powers of peace officers, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced today.
“Conservation officers have an important role and carry the responsibility of protecting people and the environment,” Minister Mackintosh said. “As the third-largest armed law enforcement agency in the province, they deserve unique recognition without any ambiguity in law.” Read More…
Wild at Heart Banquet: Supporting an amazing cause!
October 10, 2014
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…
NEW FIREARMS MEASURES FOR LAW-ABIDING OWNERS
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.