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On Proposed Changes to Trapping Policies


We’re reviewing how trapping happens in busy provincial parks and other places where people also go for recreation, such as hiking, biking and walking. We’re interested in supporting trappers, while making sure families are safe, including pets!

We want to hear from you. Please submit your comments by May 31, 2014.

To learn more about the proposed changes to trapping policies click here


Attention: Wild Turkey and Black Bear Hunters

The 2014 Wild Turkey and Black Bear hunting licences will be available at most Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship district offices by Monday, April 14, 2014. Most regular vendors will receive the Wild Turkey and Black Bear hunting licences by Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Updating Waste Reduction Regulations

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship is proposing changes to Regulations under The Waste Reduction and Prevention Act. These regulations support the diversion of waste materials from landfill through the implementation of recycling programs throughout Manitoba

To learn more about the proposed changes click here



In the spring of 2012, the province released a paper called “Play it SAFE” that outlined the background on the sale and use of cosmetic lawn and turf pesticides, explored options and raised awareness about the future use of cosmetic pesticides in Manitoba. This document outlines what Manitobans said during the consultation.
To learn more, please click here.

As outlined in TomorrowNow - Manitoba's Green Plan, the province has developed Building The Parks Province: Manitoba's Parks Strategy.
To learn more, please click here.
TomorrowNow - Manitoba's Green Plan
TomorrowNow - Manitoba's Green Plan is the government's eight-year strategic plan for protecting the environment while ensuring a prosperous and environmentally conscious economy. To learn more, please click here.

2013/ 2014 Manitoba Trapping Guide

The 2013/ 2014 Manitoba Trapping Guide is now available online. Please see this guide for complete, up-to-date information about the 2013/2014 trapping season.

Manitoba Trapping Guide


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