Travel Restrictions & Fire Bans in Southern Manitoba

Travel Restrictions & Fire Bans

WINNIPEG - The dry and windy conditions impacting a large portion of the province has forced Manitoba Sustainable Development to implement a number of additional travel restrictions and permit cancelations.

A travel restriction is in place for much of southeastern, central and western Manitoba including Spruce Woods Provincial Forest, Duck Mountain Provincial Forest, the Mars Hill Wildlife Management Area and a number of provincial parks. Backcountry travel in these areas is limited or requires a permit.

No Campfire are permitted in any provincial parks in southern Manitoba. Campfires in approved fire pits are allowed but restricted between the hours of 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.

A list of parks with campfire restrictions can be found here.

A map of the areas affected and a detailed description of the provincial fire and travel restrictions can be found here.

Many local municipalities in the province have implement burning bans or fire restrictions. You can find information here.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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