Event Listings

Interpretive events are free for everyone to attend!  An adult must accompany children under 12 to all programs.  Click on each park below for specific event details and links to the event listings on our Facebook page. For more information on interpretive programs and events, email ParkInterpretation@gov.mb.ca.

Birds Hill Provincial Park

Nature Detectives – Preschool Programs

January 16; February 13; March 13; April 17
Location: Interpretive Workshop

REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Please choose either the morning (10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) or the afternoon (1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.) session for each day.  Register online here.

Enjoy fun games, crafts, songs and a healthy snack while learning more about the outdoors and discover the animals and plants that call Birds Hill Provincial Park their home. Nature Detectives programs are designed for preschool children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Younger siblings welcome.  Session themes:

  • Burrowing Under - January 16: Explore the mysterious world of burrowing animals and find out who’s hiding under the ground. Look for signs of the pukak layer where some animals live during the winter while walking on part of Nimowin Trail.
  • Tip Top Tails - February 13: Whose tail is this? Find out why animals have different types of tails and what they use them for. Make your own tail and then take it for a walk on part of Nimowin Trail as we look for tracks and tails in the snow.
  • What's the Buzz - March 13: Discover the buzzing world of insects and why they’re so important to our world. Learn how to identify an insect and then come buzzing along on part of Nimowin Trail to look for insect homes in our forest.
  • Bees & Blooms - April 17: How does a flower grow fruit? Investigate where our fruit comes from and how animals play an important role in helping fruit to grow. After a fruity snack, enjoy a guided walk on part of Nimowin Trail as we look for flowers and natural fruits of the forest.

Owl Prowl: Nocturnal Owl Survey & Workshop

Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Interpretive Workshop
REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Register online here.

Join our special guests from Discover Owls and learn to identify Manitoba's owls by sight and sound. Meet Rusty, a live Long-eared Owl, and discover how owls can indicate the health of our forests.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and refreshment will be served. At sunset, we'll head out on the trails to participate in the Nocturnal Owl Survey by listening for owls and recording our findings. This important data will be shared with Bird Studies Canada for research studies and habitat protection.

Participants are encouraged to bring a Tin-for-the-Bin in support of Winnipeg Harvest and help feed those in need in Manitoba.

Spruce Woods Provincial Park

No events scheduled at this time.

Whiteshell Provincial Park

Photo Walk

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Foresters' Footsteps Trail
REGISTRAITON REQUIRED.  Register online here