Fire Bulletin #5 Aug 18th 2017

August 18, 2017 FIRE BULLETIN #5 – – – Manitoba Wildfire Fight Gets Additional Support With the forecast calling for continued hot weather, Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner remind Manitobans that hot and dry conditions have elevated the wildfire danger levels in many areas of the province.  Manitoba Sustainable Development […]

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Fire Bulletin #4 Aug 11/2017

August 11, 2017 FIRE BULLETIN #4 – – – Risk of Wildfire Remains High in Some Areas Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner remind Manitobans that hot and dry conditions have elevated the wildfire danger levels in many areas of the province. As of Aug. 10, there have been more than […]


Fire Bulletin3 Aug 3 2017

FIRE BULLETIN #3 – – – Risk of Wildfire Elevated Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise hot and dry conditions have elevated the wildfire danger levels in many areas of the province heading into the August long weekend. Manitobans are reminded to exercise extreme caution with any outdoor activities. In […]

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Trail Conditions July 27 2017

Little Bigfoot Trail ( 2017 Logging )   The Little Bigfoot Trail is in good overall condition as of July 26th. There have been several repairs and grooming done on the trail but we have several spots that require some additional attention. There are also a lot of berry picker out in the forest and […]


Trail Conditions June 14 ,2017

With the recent thunderstorms and strong winds on Tuesday June 13 , there have been several trees down due to those winds. Several areas in the RM of Piney had power outages from downed trees on hydro lines . And some reports coming from some of our members have noted trees down along our trail. […]

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Manitoba Fire Bulletin #1

June 2, 2017 FIRE BULLETIN #1 – – – Burning Permits Cancelled Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner advise that hot, dry and windy conditions have elevated the wildfire danger levels in many areas of the province and burning permits have been cancelled in central and eastern Manitoba. Manitobans are reminded […]


Fire Rating June 2 2017

Well less then 24 hrs we are now at an EXTREME Rating from a HIGH rating. This is a level 5 rating out of a scale of 5 so next would be a Back Country Travel Restrictions if conditions continue to this dry. Today the temperature was 33C with a humidity level of 26 % […]

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Trail Conditions June 1 2017

The Little Bigfoot trail is in good condition and clear of all downed trees at this time. There a few areas that we will get out soon to do some general trail repairs/ grooming. At this time all the tree planting near or along our trail is now completed and no other tree planting is […]


Fire Rating June 1 2017

Well it didn’t take long and we now sit a  High rating for the Sandilands Provincial Forest area. Even with all the rains and cooler temps from the past weekend it has sure dried up here , and yet in some lower areas there is still a fair amount of water in the ditches. Lets hope […]

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Fire Rating May 17th 2017

Well thankfully we received enough rain and cooler temps the rating has dropped to Low , for now. Green up is coming in nicely now and things are looking good for back country travel. Please keep in mind that with the predicted forecast for this weekend ( May long ) there is a warmer dry […]