Manitoba Parks Hosts a FREE Nature Detective Program for Preschoolers at Birds Hill Provincial Park

At the Free Nature Detective drop-in sessions, kids will enjoy fun games, crafts, songs and a healthy snack while learning more about the outdoors and discover the animals and plants that call Birds Hill Provincial Park their home.

Quinzhee Building – Wednesday, January 22
Put on your toques and mitts as we play in the snow and build our very own snow shelter. Warm up inside with a snow craft, snack and some hot chocolate.

Pukak Animals – Wednesday, February 26
Discover the tiny animals that live under the snow during the winter and how they use the snow to help them survive. Look for their tracks on a guided walk on part of Nimowin Trail.

Egg-cited to Hatch – Wednesday, March 25
Investigate the world of living creatures as they hatch out of their shells and what they need to survive. Look for signs of new life as we go for a guided walk on part of Nimowin Trail.

Metamorphic Critters – Wednesday, April 29
Discover what happens to creatures after they hatch from an egg and what they turn into. See if you can find any of them as we go for a guided walk on part of Nimowin Trail.

Is there a cost to attend? Interpretive events are free for everyone to attend! An adult must accompany all children. For more information, please call 204-654-6739 or email

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Register for either the morning (10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) or afternoon (1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.) Remember, park vehicle permits are required in provincial parks.


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