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Fence Styles and Guidelines

May 3, 2016
Sage Creek's landscapes plays host to a variety of fence styles. As the weather gets warmer and we are spending more time outdoors and fixing up our yards, it’s good to be mindful of the fencing guidelines in Sage Creek.

How to Get Your Backyard Certified as Wildlife-Friendly

Apr 26, 2016
Gardening season is nearly upon us, and there’s even more to get excited about this year! A program offered by the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) offers residents the chance to incorporate wildlife-friendly gardening practices and other ecological values into their very own backyards.

The Benefits of Making Your Backyard Welcoming to Wildlife

Apr 8, 2016
An introduction to the Canadian Wildlife Federation's Backyard Habitat Certification Program that recognizes the amazing efforts Winnipeg families are making to ensure their backyards are wildlife-friendly.

A bird’s eye view

Dec 2, 2014
Qualico Communities recently had aerial photography of Sage Creek completed. It’s great to see the progress of this developing community. Do you see your home?

Nature Trail

Jun 27, 2014
This newly designed nature trail is fun for kids and adults alike. An extension to the limestone pathway connecting Boulevard des Hivernant to the Manitoba Hydro corridor behind the homes on Tall Grass Crescent also serves a functional purpose. The trail was designed in an existing stormwater retention basin (SRB) which holds a specific amount

Ron Duhamel Park – Grand Opening Recap

Jun 26, 2014
Parc Ron Duhamel Park officially opened yesterday, Wednesday, June 25th at 265 Sage Creek Boulevard. Minister Erin Selby and Councilor Dan Vandal were both on hand to present the Sage Creek Residents’ Association with cheques for $58,000 and $50,000 respectively for the construction of a future playground at the park. Fundraising efforts continue for the

Voles and Naturalized Areas

Jun 24, 2014
Rodents are one of the most successful animal groups and mammals because of their ability to occupy nearly every habitat around the globe. The integration of residential communities and naturalized areas, such as Sage Creek creates the potential for humans to interact with a variety of rodent species they may not otherwise encounter. Rodents thrive

Landscaping in Native Grasses

Jun 5, 2014
Sage Creek is home to over 10 wetlands with more to come in future phases. Properties that back onto a wetland either border a public reserve with a trail running along to the wetland, or have a property line that borders the normal water level in the wetland. The latter properties have what’s called a vegetation easement.