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Winnipeg Tour Connection Messenger Spring 2017

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Sarah Robinson Manager, Business Development Travel Trade W I N N I P E G, M A N I TO B A , C A N A D A messenger S P R I N G 2 017 FOR ALL YOUR GROUP TRAVEL NEEDS: 204.954.1995 or 1.855.PEG.CITY #onlyinthepeg ECOTOURS AT FORTWHYTE ALIVE At FortWhyte Alive, Winnipeg's award-winning nature reserve, group eco tours combine nature, history and culture. On their Canadian Signature Experience tour, A Prairie Legacy: The Bison and its People, experiences include getting up close to a large bison herd, hearing historical anecdotes in a Plains Cree Tipi, exploring wetlands on a massive Voyageur canoe, cooking bannock over a fire, and more. Other eco tours include Bison Safari, Oh Deer!, Bird's Eye View, and the brand new Farm and Bee Tour – where you'll don a beekeeper suit and collect honey before visiting the pigs, chickens and rabbits that are raised on their sustainable urban farm. - 204.989.8355 The United Nations has declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. So make a difference this year by choosing a sustainable, green and authentic tourism experience in Winnipeg! The mission at Oak Hammock Marsh is to connect people with wetlands, which happens almost instantaneously when you look out over the vast marsh and hear the sounds from up to 300 species of birds, countless amphibians, and the dozens of mammals who call this place home. This globally significant Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) was designed to be a key migratory habitat and waterfowl-breeding centre, and on the Bird in the Hand Canadian Signature Experience you'll discover why. On this interactive tour you'll literally feel tiny feathers flutter in the palm of your hand before releasing a newly banded songbird into the wild (all part of important migratory research) before heading out into the wetlands on canoes where the smell of blooming wildflowers and close encounters with colourful birds perched atop cattails are on the agenda. - 204.467.3299 THE NATURAL MAJESTY OF OAK HAMMOCK MARSH Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

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