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Hibernation, Torpor, and Embracing the Winter Season

Learn about hibernation, torpor, and how Barret Miller, one of FortWhyte Alive's fan favourite educators, has learned to embrace the winter season.

Understanding Freshwater: Connecting with and Protecting our Ecosystems

Freshwater. What is it, why is it important, and most importantly, how can we protect it? These are the questions that students tried to answer on Freshwater Ecology Day as they moved through a series of hands-on activities to better understand freshwater.

Tips for a Greener October

Not ready to say goodbye to the green of summer? Here are some ideas to help make your October a little "greener".

Blooms for Pollinators

Did you hear? Last week, monarch butterflies were listed as an endangered species. We're use a "sweet" way to fight climate change, promote biodiversity, and protect pollinators. 

Women in Science: Katrina Froese

Women in science are making major strides in the world of science. We see it right here at FortWhyte Alive, where Katrina Froese shares her love for environmental science and inspires youth to consider a career in STEM.

Migration Magic

Every autumn thousands of geese take part in the breathtaking ritual of migration, using FortWhyte Alive’s lakes to prepare for their long journey ahead.

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.

Climate Change in Our Backyard: Freshwater Lakes

Lakes are a crucial part of climate change mitigation in Manitoba. Their unique ecosystems provide essential fresh water and habitats for thousands. But as the climate changes, so do the landscapes.

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.