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Connecting with Nature as a Family

There are endless ways to explore nature but sometimes it can feel intimidating. If you're in need of inspiration here are some family-friendly ways to learn and have fun on your next nature walk at FortWhyte!

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count brings together birders of all experience levels from around the world. Join in the count this February 12-15.

How to Spend a Day at FortWhyte: Winter

With over 600 acres of trails, lakes, and forest to discover at FortWhyte Alive, it can be difficult to know how to start. So here's just one of the countless ways you can spend a full day with us.

Video: How to Dress for Winter

Here are a few tips that will help you stay warm and dry for all of your outdoor winter activities. Fancy outdoor gear is not necessary, but lots of layers are!

3 Easy Ways to Get Your Family Outdoors This Holiday Season

Here are three great options for getting your family outdoors this holiday season. Make it your new holiday tradition!

The get outside gift guide

Take some time out this holiday season and experience the magic of intentional gift giving. Choose from a selection of experiences, perfect as a stand-alone gift or a stocking stuffer, to inspire your loved ones.

5 ways to be more sustainable at home

When it comes to sustainability, it may help to think of the process as a clock. If you were to look at one turning gear, it might not be clear what purpose it serves. It is only when you see how that gear interacts with another, and then another, to realize how they coincide and work together to accomplish one common goal.

5 Steps to Start Birding

Birding is a great way to get outside and connect with nature, with over 50 species of winter birds in Manitoba. Get started on your new favourite hobby with these five simple tips.

7 Ways to Spend Time Outside Today

Spending twenty minutes outside can decrease fatigue, restore mental energy, decrease heart rate, and much more. For your physical and mental health, we want to help you find ways to get outside today.