Science meets art and snow in a new wintry display within Riding Mountain National Park.
“There’s Snowplace like Home” is a collection of larger-than-life snow sculptures in the Wasagaming townsite highlighting selected species at risk within the park.
Four world-class snow carvers descended on the area to create their masterpieces of four at-risk species, including the monarch butterfly, western tiger salamander, barn swallow, and leopard frog.
According to park officials, there are currently 28 at-risk species living within the national park’s confines.
“The poetry is not lost in the concept of creating snow sculptures of species at risk within Riding Mountain National Park. We all know that in just a few months these sculptures will be gone, and we hope that this concept evokes more in-depth thought of what it means to be protecting spaces where these species can always have a home,” Parks Canada said in a release.
To learn more about the artists involved, visit pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/mb/riding/activ/sculpture.
Winter Adventure Weekend
If venturing out to Clear Lake is on your agenda this weekend, February 8-10 will celebrate all things winter. Clear Lake Country, the group responsible for marketing the area to the masses, is hosting three days of outdoor fun for the entire family. You should probably pack your winter boots for this weekend getaway!
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Winter Adventure Weekend is just days away!!! February 8th through 10th is our favourite winter weekend here in Wasagaming!! Locals and visitors come together to celebrate winter with live music, great food, and so many incredible outdoor activities for the whole family! If you have never been to @clearlakecountry in Winter this is the weekend to make the trek! . Check out our story highlights for more details!