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* Rich Site Summary (RSS 0.91)

RSS formats are specified using XML, a generic specification for the creation of data formats.
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Villosa Lilac View Full Story Minimize
Posted: March 14, 2017 |

We are sold out of the Villosa Lilac. One month left to place your orders. Place your order by phone, fax, online or in person.
On Line Courses available Spring 2017 View Full Story Minimize
Posted: December 08, 2016 |

Restoring Minnesota Ecological Restoration online courses.
2017 Seedlings Now Available! View Full Story Minimize
Posted: November 10, 2016 |

We are now accepting your 2017 Seedling Orders. New this year - Acute Willows and Golden Willows. Don't wait until last minute to order. Call, Fax, Phone or place your order on-line.
Amazing Tree Quest Winners Announced! View Full Story Minimize
Posted: October 24, 2016 |

The AMAZING TREE QUEST launched on May 28th by Rivers West Red River Corridor in partnership with the Manitoba Forestry Association (MFA) is pleased to announce the winning trees for 2016. This culminates activities that have occurred during National Forest Week which is held each year to encourage greater awareness and recognize the importance of Canada’s forests and trees to our nation. This year’s theme was True North, Strong and Green, recognizing how communities, families and individuals depend on forests for their livelihood and way of life.
Wedding Favours View Full Story Minimize
Posted: September 09, 2016 |

Celebrate your special day with a gift that reminds people of your love. A seedling favour is an unique gift that can be given to your guest, that shows your love for each other and the world you live in.

To find out more, view our complete website for wedding seedling options and ordering information.
Manitoba Hydro’s Forest Enhancement Program View Full Story Minimize
Posted: February 26, 2016 |

Manitoba Hydro is again offering funding to non-profit and non-government organizations for tree planting projects. For more information follow link.
Heritage Tree Awards View Full Story Minimize
Posted: January 22, 2016 |

Nominate trees from your community and even your own backyard. Visit our Heritage Tree website at: http://www.thinktrees.org/Heritage_Trees.aspx for information on categories.

Remember to sign up, for free, to enter your nomination.
Our province is blessed with an abundance of trees, but did you know trees also make up an important part of Manitoba’s natural heritage? Whether natural or planted, there are a great many trees in the province that may be considered exceptional. There might even be one in your own community! Maybe it is unusually large or tall; perhaps it was planted by early settlers or pioneers; or possibly it has a distinctive shape or even an entirely different form than normal.

If you are unaware of any special trees in your neighbourhood, next time you take a walk pay particular attention. By becoming aware of and interested in trees, you will not only enhance your appreciation of their beauty, you may spot one that could become a heritage tree. Heritage trees can be found anywhere—within natural forests, in urban parks or yards, around farmsteads or even in prairie ravines.

Think you know of an exceptional tree? The Manitoba Forestry Association (MFA) would like to hear from you. Simply fill out the nomination form and send it to us. By gathering information about these impressive trees, the MFA hopes to encourage their preservation so that they may be enjoyed by future generations.

The process to nominate a heritage tree is simple… but the benefits are lasting.
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