Send us your pictures

Sep 15, 2014
There are many unique wildlife and waterfowl species that call Sage Creek home. Have you seen any in and around the storm water retention basins (lakes) lately? We’d like to see them! Snap a picture and send to to have your image shared on the blog.

Am I responsible to mow the boulevard?

Aug 19, 2014
The City of Winnipeg’s policy on boulevard maintenance states that all homeowners are responsible for maintaining the front and side boulevards surrounding their property UNLESS the boulevard is more than 20 feet wide or you are located on a regional street. Medians are always the responsibility of City maintenance crews.

Wildflowers in bloom

Aug 8, 2014
A great photo taken by SCRA on Red Lily/Blue Sun trail of beautiful wildflowers in bloom among the native grasses.

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

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.

Controlled Burn Notice

May 15, 2014
Qualico Communities has contracted Native Plant Solutions to conduct a controlled burn between May 20th and June 13th, 2014, weather conditions permitting. Controlled burns are conducted regularly in native grasslands for stand management purposes. Too much thatch (accumulating dead material) will reduce the resilience of the native grasses and may leave the site more prone to

A Valuable New Partnership for the Protection of Lands in Manitoba

Feb 13, 2014
PDF Version February 13, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Manitoba Region of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Qualico Communities, Winnipeg are pleased to announce their new partnership, established to help protect Manitoba’s natural landscapes. This partnership will support NCC’s conservation science, land securement and ongoing land stewardship of Natural Areas in the province