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Monthly Archives: May 2019

A crash course in pollinator-friendly gardening

The loss of biodiversity and plight of wild pollinators has been all over the news lately. If you’re interested in doing something to make life easier for these creatures, you might want to consider making your garden more pollinator friendly this year. Pollinators have three basic needs: food, nesting/breeding habitat and shelter. Food The best thing you can do is grow at least some native plants in your yard. Native…

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Métis Story Finally Being Told, in Michif, at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg, MB (May 24, 2019): Today, the Manitoba Museum opens a new permanent exhibition – Ni KishKishin, I Remember Ste. Madeleine – in the Parklands/Mixed Woods Gallery to share the displacement story of the Métis people of Ste. Madeleine, MB. In the fall of 1938, the people of Ste. Madeleine, south of Binscarth, Manitoba returned from hunting to find their 35 homes, school, and store burned to the ground so that…

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Beer and Botany: A Feature Tasting Event with a Science twist on May 22 at the Manitoba Museum

  Winnipeg, MB (May 17, 2019): The Manitoba Museum, in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature, is hosting a special tasting event on May 22 about the links between beer and botany. During this special NatureIDEAS Beer and Botony presentation, guests will discover the art and science behind craft brewing as they enjoy a paired beer tasting led by Paul Sokoloff, botanist from the Canadian Museum of Nature and Mark…

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Man Steps on the Moon – 50 Years Ago! Explore the History of the Apollo Space Program at the Manitoba Museum

  Winnipeg, MB (May 16, 2019): This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon. To celebrate this galactic accomplishment, the Planetarium is opening a brand new show,  CapCom Go: The Apollo Story. It opens May 18 at noon and runs through the summer. Cap Com Go! begins by exploring the Moon as we see it from Earth – with its changing phases, which provided…

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7,700 Celebrated Manitoba Day at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg, MB (May 14, 2019): The Manitoba Museum welcomed 7,700 visitors to celebrate Manitoba Day on Saturday, May 11. Though Manitoba Day is actually on May 12, the Museum chooses the nearest Saturday to ensure as many people as possible can take advantage of the free admission to the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and Science Gallery.  Manitoba Day is made possible through the generous support of presenting sponsor Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries….

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