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Hey! I spent the summer traveling around my province - searching for the story behind the statue. So, come explore with me as I witness the migration of an endangered species, stand in a snake pit, hear tall prospecting tales, and touch woolly mammoth hair.

Hey! I spent the summer traveling around my province - searching for the story behind the statue. So, come explore with me as I witness the migration of an endangered species, stand in a snake pit, hear tall prospecting tales, and touch woolly mammoth hair.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Hey! I spent the summer traveling around my province - searching for the story behind the statue. So, come explore with me as I witness the migration of an endangered species, stand in a snake pit, hear tall prospecting tales, and touch woolly mammoth hair.

Twitter:

@mblandmarks

Language:

English


Episodes

Glenboro - a story about an unlikely pair

3/28/2018
I head to Glenboro to meet up with a prairie camel. Glenboro sits on the outskirts of Spruce Woods Provincial Park, and our own "desert". In this episode, we are talking about sand, spirits, and skinks. I head to Glenboro to meet up with a prairie camel. Glenboro sits on the outskirts of Spruce Woods Provincial Park, and our own "desert". In this episode, we are talking about sand, spirits, and skinks.

Duration:00:23:14

Selkirk - a story about a family

2/16/2018
This episode I take you to Selkirk, Manitoba where I talk to two brothers about Chuck the channel catfish and how they are connected to this iconic statue. I also cook catfish and talk about the fishing industry in Manitoba. Warning: episode contains some profanity

Duration:00:16:22

Flin Flon - a story about stories

2/1/2018
Flin Flon is full of stories and characters - from abandoned brothels, dynamite attached to a dog, to the town being named after a sci-fi character. This episode takes you on a northern adventure you won't soon forget.

Duration:00:15:19

Morden - a story about sea creatures

1/23/2018
This week I'm taking you to Morden to talk about sea creatures, dinosaurs, and wooly mammoths. While you're listening, look around you, then close your eyes and try to imagine that Manitoba was once underwater. Enjoy!

Duration:00:35:47

Pinawa - a story about time

1/10/2018
Time is complicated, rushed, and often wasted. Come along with me as I visit the Pinawa sundial. In this episode, I learn about our relationship with the sun and reflect on how we view time.

Duration:00:09:58

Boissevain - a story about racing, turtles, and a storyteller

12/14/2017
I head to Boissevain during the hottest weeks of summer to meet Ivan. Boissevain is home to Tommy Turtle and was once home to the International Turtle Derby.

Duration:00:17:56

Altona - a story about art and ideas

11/30/2017
I head to Altona to meet artist Cameron Cross. He created the Van Gogh project and is painting Van Gogh sunflowers across the world.

Duration:00:18:57

Treherne - a love story preserved in glass

11/1/2017
Join me as I take a unexpected stop in Treherne and explore glowing houses made of glass.

Duration:00:08:06

Welcome to Manitoba Landmarks

10/28/2017
Welcome to my podcast! I can't wait to share my project on giant statues with you. Stay tuned for some big stories from small towns accross Manitoba.

Duration:00:01:26

Gimli - a tale of trolls, elves, and hidden people

10/26/2017
I head to Gimli to visit their Viking and learn all about trolls and hidden people.

Duration:00:11:19

Lundar - a tale about saving a species

10/25/2017
Lundar is a small town in rural Manitoba and is home to a giant goose statue. Come along and learn how this town saved a species.

Duration:00:20:32