Oak Hammock Marsh Articles

Manitoba Merv Predicts an Early Spring

Manitoba's unofficial groundhog came out of his burrow on Sunday, looked around briefly, but wasn't able to see his shadow. Manitoba Merv made his annual appearance bright and early at Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. In spite of a cold and snowy winter,...

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Jon Montgomery to Appear at Oak Hammock Marsh

Jon Montgomery to Appear at Oak Hammock Marsh

Manitoba-born Olympic gold medallist Jon Montgomery will be appearing at a family event this weekend at Oak Hammock Marsh. The host of "Amazing Race Canada" is part of the celebration to mark the 75th anniversary of Ducks Unlimited Canada on Saturday, October 5. From...

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Take the Family Out to Provincial Hunting Day

Take the Family Out to Provincial Hunting Day

By Brian Schultz Hunting enthusiasts will share their passion for the sport during the fifth annual Provincial Hunting Day on Saturday, September 28. The Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) is hosting family activities at Oak Hammock Marsh from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those...

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Groundhog Manitoba Merv Calls for an Early Spring

In what may seem like a gifted winter with these mild temperatures lately, it's about to get a whole lot better. Manitoba Merv -- the province's unofficial groundhog -- didn't see his shadow Thursday morning at Oak Hammock Marsh just north of Winnipeg. That means...

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Workshop Tells Why Some Birds Stay Put for Winter

Workshop Tells Why Some Birds Stay Put for Winter

Fun fact: Only 10% of Manitoba birds will stay in the province for the winter -- the only few to not join their friends in warmer climates down south. Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre will explain why these particular birds remain, who they are, and how they find...

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Provincial Hunting Day Marked on Saturday

Provincial Hunting Day Marked on Saturday

The Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) will mark the third annual Provincial Hunting Day on Saturday at Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. Family-friendly activities have been planned, including an archery and air rifle range, retriever dog demonstrations,...

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