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Family Donates Land Near Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba Man’s Honour

Family Donates Land Near Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba Man’s Honour

Bob Mickelson Conservation Lands
The Bob Mickelson Conservation Lands near Riding Mountain National Park. (NATURE CONSERVANCY OF CANADA)
Cows Grazing - Bob Mickelson Conservation Lands
Cows graze on the Bob Mickelson Conservation Lands (NATURE CONSERVANCY OF CANADA)

WINNIPEG — The family of a Roblin man has donated 418 acres of land near Riding Mountain National Park in his honour.

Bob Mickelson liked to spend his days on his property riding horses and enjoying the great outdoors. The lands have been used for grazing cattle for more than 30 years and will continue to be grazed as part of the donation to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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Snow Carvers Sculpt At-Risk Species in Riding Mountain National Park

Snow Carvers Sculpt At-Risk Species in Riding Mountain National Park

Snow Sculpture - Riding Mountain National Park
“There’s Snowplace like Home” is a snow sculpture exhibit highlighting at-risk species within Riding Mountain National Park. (PARKS CANADA)
Snow Sculpture - Riding Mountain National Park
(PARKS CANADA)

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.

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Culvert Installation Closing Portion of Highway 19 in Riding Mountain

Culvert Installation Closing Portion of Highway 19 in Riding Mountain

Riding Mountain National Park
The East Gate entering Riding Mountain National Park. (TRAVEL MANITOBA / FILE)

Rehabilitation work in Riding Mountain National Park will result in temporary closures beginning Wednesday.

Highway 19 from Lake Katherine to Rolling River Road will be closed for culvert installations, then Rolling River Road to the East Gate will be closed while crews complete the latter portion.

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Paving Work Resuming Through Riding Mountain National Park

Paving Work Resuming Through Riding Mountain National Park

Riding Mountain National Park
The original gate entering Riding Mountain National Park. (TRAVEL MANITOBA)

Paving work continues beginning today on a section of Highway 10 through Riding Mountain National Park.

Parks Canada says phase four of the highway rehabilitation project will resume through August 31. Work is scheduled to occur between km 40 and km 60.

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Potential Zebra Mussels Close Lake in Riding Mountain National Park

Potential Zebra Mussels Close Lake in Riding Mountain National Park

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Diesel and Handler Heather McCubbin inspect a boat for invasive species in this undated handout image. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The discovery of potential invasive zebra mussels has closed Whirlpool Lake and the campground area in Riding Mountain National Park until further notice.

Parks Canada says water samples taken this summer and fall tested positive for potential environmental DNA (eDNA) evidence of zebra mussels.

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