THE LARGEST COASTAL WETLAND IN NORTH AMERICA NEEDS OUR HELP!

The Netley-Libau Marsh has been deteriorating for a number of reasons, to the point it is no longer a healthy functioning marsh.

Red River Basin Commission and its partners continue

to work toward the Netley Marsh renewal

as wetlands are a crucial part of keeping our waters healthy.

Please help us protect the Netley Marsh for us and future generations!

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Become a Friend of the Marsh today!

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SAVING NETLEY MARSH

HOW CAN WE SAVE NETLEY MARSH?
 

WHY ARE MARSHES SO IMPORTANT

Marshes are much more than habitat for fish, wildlife and waterfowl.

Learn why our wetlands are critical for you and the health of Lake Winnipeg

WHAT IS THE RESTORATION PILOT PROJECT?

The Netley-Libau Marsh has been deteriorating for a number of reasons, to the point it is no longer a healthy functioning marsh.

We can still save the marsh, but the time to act is NOW!

WORKING TOGETHER

THE TEAM BEHIND THESE EFFORTS

These organizations are working together to bring success to this project

  • University of Manitoba

  • International Institute for Sustainable Development

  • Manitoba Hydro

  • Southern Chiefs' Organization

  • Lake Winnipeg Foundation

  • Lake Friendly

  • Red River Basin Commission

  • Ducks Unlimited Canada

  • Manitoba Sustainable Development

A Very Similar Project - being done in Louisiana
 

Many Manitoban families have enjoyed and benefited from the Netley-Libau marsh in the past.

It is our duty to preserve it for future generations, but also for the multiple benefits

that a thriving marsh can contribute to the health of Lake Winnipeg and our shared waters.

A Successful Project of

Marsh Restoration at the

Paul J Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary

The Amphibex 400

 

The Amphibex 400 has been used for the provincial ice breaking program, it was originally meant to be a dredger.

 

Amphibex is a Canadian company located in Quebec. These versatile dredgers are also friendly to the environment: they are equipped with a residential silencer that reduces noise emissions and disturbances. Their hydraulic system also uses biodegradable vegetable oil that is safe for the environment

 

These machines have been used in Manitoba mainly for the ice breaking program.

 

The Netley Marsh

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PARTNERS & FRIENDS

PARTNERS

FUNDING PARTNERS

The City of Winnipeg

Selkirk & District Community Foundation

Lake Friendly

The Winnipeg Foundation

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund

Community Spirit Fund South Beach Casino

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FRIENDS OF THE MARSH

Individual

Tracy Popp
Ken and Diana Cranwill
Gerry Couture
Kevin Riley
Kathleen Anderson
Anonymous
David Swayze
Hank Venema
(In Memory of: 
Hendrik  Thomas Neudoerffer Venema)
Fleur Franz
Frank Bovell
Adelard Gendron
Lori Murphy
Suzan Zielke
Cathy and Buster Welch
Robert "Bud" Oliver
Wendy Josephson
(In Memory of: W.A. Medland)
Gord Sparkes
(In Memory of: Art Sparkes)
Louise Blanchard
(In Memory of: James and Thelma Blanchard)

Gail McKay (Monthly Donor)
Evelyn Russell

Bob Blanchard
(In Memory of:
Jim and Thelma Blanchard)
Juliana Baird
Christy Preston
Penny McMorris
Cheryl Cooney
Sabie Brar
Sarte Heating & Cooling Ltd

Gerry Dyck
Trevor Mondor
Perry Poulsen
Michael Galbraith
Tania Schaerer
Mark Costa
Hal Anderson
Geoff Currier
Stephen Alsip
Scott Mackeigan
(In Honour of: Craig Harlos)
Chris Benson
Earl Simmons

Corporate

(min $250 donation, includes a link to Sponsor's website)

McCandless Tramley

Sullivan McMullan

 

Do you want to be a Friend of the Marsh?

 

CONTACT

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