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A precious ecosystem with a resident indigo bunting

This outdoor museum preserves a precious and rare ecosystem. The variety of flora and fauna in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worksop
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Botanical oasis at the prairie-city interface

Long ago, several decades or so, a dedicated team of volunteers with the guidance of a committed... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Mike M
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Winnipeg, Canada
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2795 Ness Ave | R3J 3S4, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 3S4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This outdoor museum preserves a precious and rare ecosystem. The variety of flora and fauna in such a relatively small space is fascinating. We loved the self-guided tour, including the bison stone and hollow; the butterflies and dragonflies and especially the beautiful male indigo bunting...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Long ago, several decades or so, a dedicated team of volunteers with the guidance of a committed prairie-ecology botanist -- Dr. Jennifer Shay -- a small tract of relict tall-grass prairie was saved at the edge of the Winnipeg airport. And it grew into a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Very nice green space. Grab a pamphlet from visitor centre when you arrive. It identifies various plants in area. Gives you directions to follow. Nice little walk about 2 km to walk all around. Nice to see nature undistured within city limits. Free activity. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

I attended two speakers on their speaker series who were knowledgeable about their topics. One of the speakers was on the Bison of Canada and the US and the other was an Indigenous presenter who works for Parks Canada.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Great interpretive centre of the Manitoba Prairie open year round. Spring time to see the crocus bloom is a favourite. Programs and fun events scheduled for all ages.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Lots to see and visit. Explore the different types of plants natural to this area the guided tours are most informative.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

With this being the most endangered ecosystem on the planet, any measures to help preserve Tall Grass Prairie should be welcomed. The park office does some nice additional things such as selling native plants in spring for your garden or the monarch butterfly release in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2017

I really liked this small, local museum. They are keeping alive a part of our Prairie history. I especially liked the interactive displays and an informative chat with one of the guides. There's a good selection of books, including Peterson First Guides, and there's also...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

It is small field but nice stroll. It is nice to have a green space that has all native plants. Worth the walk.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

Very nice grounds to just walk and enjoy a trip back in time of the I disturbed prairies. Unfortunately we came on a day the interpretive centre was closed.

Date of experience: August 2016
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