Interlake, MB (Photo by NCC)

Interlake, MB (Photo by NCC)

Interlake Natural Area

Red-headed woodpecker (Photo by David Fast)

Red-headed woodpecker (Photo by David Fast)

The Interlake natural area is nestled between Manitoba's "Great Lakes."

This area also contains the most northerly occurence of prairie in North America, as well as globally uncommon alvar habitat.

The Interlake's mosaic of woodlands, wetlands, unique karst features and native prairie support a wide variety of wildlife, including:

  • small white lady's-slipper
  • short-eared owl
  • loggerhead shrike
  • piping plover
  • peregrine falcon
  • yellow rail
  • red-headed woodpecker
  • Dakota skipper
  • snapping turtle

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