Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre


Migration has started!!

Migration is a miracle. By land, air and water, millions of birds do it, in time with the seasons. Most of our birds, approximately 90%, do not spend the winter here.They migrate farther south, anywhere from the southern United States to the south tip of South America.

Oak Hammock Marsh is an important staging area for hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese and for many other species. It is a safe protected area for the birds to stop and eat, building up fat reserves before starting the next leg of their journey.

The Centre is celebrating fall migration with special dinners, a migration festival, nightly fly-ins, an early morning count, a concert and many other activities. 

Join us this fall to see this miracle first hand!

September events (PDF, 266KB)

Astronomy Night –
“Fall Constellations & Star Party”

September 18

Come and explore the fall night sky and learn more about the stories behind the fall constellations. Meet members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada! Enjoy a great night of sky watching with fellow stargazers and share their
passion for this fantastic hobby.


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Bring your own Canoe Workshop

September 21

Join canoeing expert, Dusty Molinski, as we explore the marsh
by water. Additional paddles and life jackets available. Workshop fee is $10 plus admission. Pre-registration is required.


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Fall Migration Dinners

September 23 & 25 and Ooctober 1, 3 & 4

Experience the sights and sounds of fall migration while enjoying an elegant three-course dinner. Dinner will be followed
by a roof-top migration presentation and fly-in of the geese and ducks at sunset. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $45 plus


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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is a joint project of:

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Government of Manitoba