Find Your FortWhyte

There is always something new to discover each time you visit FortWhyte Alive.

Woman picking out snowshoes.

Another wonderful visit to FortWhyte at the Goose Flight sunset event. It was an awesome evening with bannock and s'mores we roasted ourselves and enjoyed the sunset while birds were landing in front of us on the lake. The sounds and the views were beautiful.

Dimistris Protsios Visitor

Great scenery. Amazing wildlife setting with well kept walking paths right in the city.

David Brown Visitor

Great place for a walk in any season.

Rogerio Camorim Visitor

Great place to enjoy the outdoors! We rented bikes in the summer and explored the wooded trails.

Stories

3 ways to help the planet this fall

As the leaves turn and the temperatures drop, many of us are preparing our homes and gardens for the upcoming season. Why not re-think some of our old habits and make changes that are going to reduce our impact on the planet? Check out these three tips to kick off fall on a sustainable note and make a difference in your environmental footprint today.

New Hope, North Trail Tipi Raising

Our staff and volunteers were recently guided in raising a very special tipi on the Storied Peoples Trail at FortWhyte Alive. The tipi canvas was painted by local artist Annie Beach, who was onsite to participate with us.

Climate Change in Our Backyard: Forests

Manitoba’s forests are a crucial part of the climate change solution for its ability to reduce greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere. But as the climate changes, so does this landscape. Here’s what you need to know.

Climate Change in Our Backyard: Prairie Grasslands

Wetlands are an incredible tool for a healthy environment. From the diverse wildlife it supports to its ability to purify water, wetlands help ecosystems flourish. However, Canada has already lost 40 percent of its prairie wetlands to climate change, and we’re seeing the impacts. 

Get closer to nature with Eco Tours

Our Eco Tours are designed to help you slow down and learn about how nature is connected.  Discover how bison shaped our prairie landscape, search for wildlife hotspots, or get a deeper understanding of how FortWhyte became the nature oasis it is today.

Climate Change in Our Backyard: Wetlands

Wetlands are an incredible tool for a healthy environment. From the diverse wildlife it supports to its ability to purify water, wetlands help ecosystems flourish. However, Canada has already lost 40 percent of its prairie wetlands to climate change, and we’re seeing the impacts. 

Volunteer Spotlight: Joy

Thanks to the support of our donors, volunteers, members, and partners, it's possible for more visitors to get up close with nature in many different ways — like Joy, one of FortWhyte Alive's most passionate volunteers.