Rain or shine, the Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve will be hosting
Prairie Day 2005
on Saturday, August 13th beginning at 10:00 am
event theme is "Species at Risk and Threatened Landscapes" with special
presentations by Manitoba Conservation, Manitoba Conservation Data Centre,
Nature Conservancy of Canada - Manitoba Region, and Native Orchid Conservation
Inc. Displays will highlight plants and animals of the prairie.
Activities for the kids include critter dipping, face painting, relay races and other
games. Throughout the day guided walks will draw attention to the unique
plants of the prairie.
All activities will take place at the Agassiz Interpretive Trail, located
1.6 km east of the junction between Provincial Roads 201 and 209.
Admission: $3.00 per adult, no charge for children. A canteen will serve
food and beverages. For more information, contact the Preserve at
204-425-3229 or firstname.lastname@example.org.