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Spring has Sprung at FortWhyte Alive!

Check out our calendar of events to find out about  programming and seminars. We are now open from Monday to Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm, Saturday, Sundays & Holidays from 10 am to 5 pm. 

Please note: Pedestrian access to Sterling Lyon Parkway is currently restricted due to trail flooding. Cyclists, please proceed with caution! 


Earth Day at FWA!

Sunday, April 27  
10 AM – 4 PM

Make FortWhyte Alive your celebration destination this Earth Day!

Curb your Car! Embrace green transportation by cycling or walking to our site and win an awesome FortWhyte Alive prize package. Enjoy family-friendly activities, games, workshops, and live entertainment. We’ll have info booths, local food, used battery recycling, tire recycling by CAA, and more. 



Make Friends, Find Adventure, Experience Nature.

Teens, aged 14-19, volunteer as a FortWhyte Alive Summer Day Camp Counsellor! 

 Click here to find out more.


Rain Barrel Pre-sale on Now! 

FortWhyte’s recycled, retrofitted rain barrels not only cut down on summer water usage, but also help divert waste from the landfill!

Purchase your rain barrel for $60 (plus tax) in person at FortWhyte Alive, by phone at (204) 989-8355, or online by clicking here.


FortWhyte Life:
Spring 2014 Newsletter

The Spring 2014 FortWhyte Life
is available for download by
clicking here!

Check out our exciting new spring public
programming for March, April
and May!



A Prairie Legacy:
The Bison and its People

A Canadian Tourism Commission Signature Experience

Watch Manitoba’s past come alive at FortWhyte this spring. Discover Manitoba’s rich history and natural wonders with FortWhyte Alive EcoTours. Now featuring, A Prairie Legacy: The Bison and Its People, part of the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Signature Experiences Collection.

To participate in this experience: Please call 989-8353 or email FortWhyte Alive.

Click here for more information! 



FortWhyte Alive Gift Cards

The perfect gift for any nature lover! 

Available in any denomination,  FortWhyte Gift Cards may be used towards the Nature Shop, Membership, the Buffalo Stone Café or programming at FortWhyte Alive!

Available at the Nature Shop.


Recycle your Batteries and Cellphones at FortWhyte!

FortWhyte Alive is proud to take part in Call2Recycle®, the only free battery and cell phone collection program in North America. Bring your old batteries (up to 5 kg in weight) and cell phones to FortWhyte and drop them off in one of our Call2Recycle® collection boxes, located in the Alloway Centre and at the Info Desk in the Interpretive Centre. Help us keep toxic waste from entering landfills and give reclaimed materials a second life!

Click here for more information on this program.



Join Us for 2 O’clock Walks Every Sunday

Let your nature guide take you north to the Bison Prairie, the Tipi Encampment and the Pioneer Sod House … or south to the aspen forest for bird watching. Each walk is a new adventure! FREE with regular admission


FortWhyte Alive on Breakfast Television

CityTV's Drew Kozub spends the morning checking out the fun winter activities FortWhyte has to offer!


Winter Fun!

FortWhyte Alive's skating and tobogganing facilities are ready for your enjoyment.