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Environmental Stewardship in Winnipeg and Beyond

We are establishing a strong presence in Winnipeg; a people keen to grow the mission of seeing people and places flourish. A Rocha’s work in Winnipeg and the surrounding area will focus on conservation science, environmental education and sustainable agriculture.  Combining practical action and education, we are bringing hope through Christian stewardship of both people and places.

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Environmental and Retreat Centre

Near East Braintree, located on the edge of the boreal forest, we are launching an environmental and retreat centre; a living lab composed of 220 acres of forests, meadow and river valley. This beautiful place offers a unique combination of sensitive, yet accessible wildlife habitat that makes it more than a showpiece and is a critical part of connecting people to place. Here future students, interns, guests and volunteers from around the world will be immersed in compassionate, Christian engagement with creation.

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The latest news on our projects

Finding Home at the Boreal Ecology Centre

June 5th, 2019|

This post is brought to you by Shelby, our summer Communications Assistant, and Asher, our summer Conservation Project Assistant. They both reflect on their experiences at at the Boreal Ecology Centre, and how two people [...]

When you go to Winnipeg

April 27th, 2019|

When you visit Winnipeg, you very quickly have a sense of connection with the “place” you find yourself. The wind blows steady on your face. The flatness creates long views. The Red River [...]

The Prayers of Creation: An Earth Day Litany

March 6th, 2019|

World Water Day (March 22) and Earth Day (April 22) are coming up soon! At A Rocha, we're gearing up for Good Seed Sunday, which takes place on the Sunday after Earth Day, April 28th. [...]