Spring in New Iceland

Spring has finally arrived, here in New Iceland! It’s been a long cold winter. Lots of snow. Lots of icy roads and drifting snow. Now we just need enough rain for the farmers to prosper. It’s not a sure thing Read More …

A Seasonal Tour of Lake Winnipeg

Lake Winnipeg is a large and scenic lake in central Manitoba. It borders the Manitoba Interlake, a region defined as the area between Lakes Manitoba and Winnipeg. It’s a scenic place to spend some time.  A Few Fun Facts! Here Read More …

A Workshop with Heidi Hunter

The Manitoba Interlake is busy this time of year. Lots of people at the beach – Winnipeg Beach, Gimli and the other beach. Lots of activities – concerts, shows, and so on. And a workshop at Heidi Hunter at the Read More …

A Trip to Oak Hammock Marsh

Oak Hammock Marsh used to be known as St. Andrews Bog, a 470 square kilometre bog and fen situated southwest of Lake Winnipeg. In 1897, as settlement encroached on the area, farmers drained the bog for agricultural use. By the Read More …

St. Norbert Ruins – a quiet Trappist monastery provincial park

Better known as the St. Norbert Ruins, the Trappist Monastery Provincial Park sits on the banks of the LaSalle River, surrounded by old growth forest. A quiet and contemplative spot on the edge of modern Winnipeg, it provides a haven Read More …