Travel Manitoba Articles Recent Articles - Stories & Ideas: Eco Experiences Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:52:35 GMT Ultimate Polar Bear Fighting: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble Churchill’s polar bears are a bunch of bruisers. While females tend to cubs, young males kill time wrestling, pawing and playfully pummeling each other in a ‘sparring’ ritual. Researchers don’t yet... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT Four top ways to view beluga whales There is whale watching and then there is beluga whale watching. A visit to Churchill offers an unparalleled ability to get close to the docile species during the summer months of July and August. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT Social Butterflying in Manitoba Move over birds. Another fluttering friend is attracting the eye of eco-minded travellers to Manitoba: the butterfly. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT Ripe for the Picking: Manitoba’s Berry Boon Manitoba’s annual crop of berries—saskatoons, raspberries and strawberries—come of age by late June. That’s also when legions of berry lovers hit fields across the province and harvest the sweet.. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT Manitoba in Springtime: A Birder’s Paradise With three major migration corridors and more than 390 species in the province, Manitoba is a birder’s paradise. The province’s diverse landscape—grasslands, wetlands, sub-arctic and Boreal forest... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT Urban Bison Safari, a land and water adventure for all five senses Named one of Canada’s top tourism experiences, FortWhyte Alive’s bison safari is a magical tour that puts adventure seekers face to face with North America’s largest land mammal. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT Churchill’s History Ranks with Explorers, Sailors and Walkers Churchill is famous for being the polar bear capital of the world. And that’s just for starters. Here are some lesser known facts (and great story ideas) about this magical northern Manitoba outpost. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT Luxury on the Line Lobster appetizers, WiFi, 600 thread-count sheets and a hot stone massage—what more could you ask for at a fishing lodge? Oh yes, and some seriously big fish. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT Seal River: Beyond Whitewater Earn your paddles before you tackle Manitoba’s Seal River. Its challenging nature requires considerable skill, caution and preparation. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT Everything is Just Ducky! It’s hard to take a few steps in this province without hearing a quack at this time of year. Manitoba’s location—smack dab in the middle of the Mississippi Flyway—creates a bit of a funnel... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT Manitoba is High on Hemp (not that kind of high!) Hemp is an ancient crop. For millennia hemp’s stalk was grown as a source of both paper and cloth. Thomas Jefferson drafted the American Declaration of Independence on hemp paper. The original... Fri, 09 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT