Menzies Prescribed Fire

The Menzies Prescribed Fire (PF) is an 11,000-hectare unit targeting an area of grassland and aspen parkland between Whitewater Lake, Gunn Lake and south to the park boundary. The main objectives of the PF are to restore natural fire cycles in the area and to improve the ecological integrity of grassland habitat within the park. The PF has two stages; guard ignition in the spring followed by main unit ignition in the fall.

Latest update

May 09, 2023 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.



Riding Mountain National Park
135 Wasagaming Drive
Box 299
Onanole, Manitoba R0J 1N0
Telephone: 204-848-7275
Fax: 204-848-2596

  • Location

    • Riding Mountain National Park of Canada (Manitoba)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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