Drones could battle mosquitoes in Winnipeg

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  • On September 20, 2017
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Drones have proven to be an effective tool for locating mosquito development sites.  The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) would be used to help identify new standing water sites and improve mosquito larviciding operations by treating more standing water sites.  The Insect Control Branch said it covers 185,000 hectares of land within Winnipeg and an additional […]
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Northern Mapping Project is preserving Inuit traditional knowledge

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  • On September 15, 2017
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From Canadian Geographic:   A new mapping project in Clyde River, Nunavut, is bringing generations of Inuit knowledge and decades of science together at the click of a mouse. Clyde River’s Ittaq Heritage and Research Centre is creating an interactive atlas with help from the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre at Carleton University. The atlas […]
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Hurricane Harvey damage captured on 360 degree cameras.

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  • On September 13, 2017
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A team from the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Center for Robotic-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) ran an air boat through the Canyon Gate subdivision of Cinco Ranch capturing 360-degree images of all the affected homes in that neighborhood. The image viewer and further information can be accessed below: http://fbcoem.org/panoramic-imagery-for-canyon-gate-subdivision/ http://fbcoem.org/panoramic-imagery-for-canyon-gate-subdivision/?adumkts=branding&aduc=social&adum=external&aduSF=gplus&utm_source=social&aduca=article&aduco=Fort_Bend_County&adut=9_7_17&aducp=branding&adbsc=social_branding_20170912_1790011&adbid=z13ku5bx0maij134v04chrezqtrrsf3oyl40k&adbpl=gp&adbpr=108098061462172189526 https://groundvu.github.io/ground-vu-fort-bend/?config=15d1e7c75f6b494e9ed922c31544e371&org=fbcgis
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Map of Fall Suppers

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 9, 2017
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Fall Suppers are a fairly good Manitoba Tradition, so for the last few years this site has had a map to show where and when the falls suppers are! check it out! https://kinasevych.ca/2017/08/13/manitoba-fall-suppers-2017/
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Manitoba farmer creates intricate Canada 150 corn maze

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 5, 2017
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Deer Meadow Farm near Winnipeg, Man. has constructed a corn maze shaped like a map of Canada to celebrate the nation’s landmark birthday. The maze is the largest the farm has ever created, and includes provincial tributes such as the Parliament buildings in Ontario, a beaver in Northern Quebec, and an oil well in Alberta. Come […]
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