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Blow the whistle on thistle

Jun 03, 2019
Canada thistle is a perennial, noxious weed that has spear-like leaves with sharp barbs. This species has a deep and extensive root system that can rapidly grow back from even a small piece of root.

RidgeWood West’s commitment to Earth Day is every day

Apr 16, 2019
Located within the mature neighbourhood of Charleswood, RidgeWood West is rich in existing natural beauty. Qualico Communities thoughtfully designed RidgeWood West to preserve important stands of trees, incorporate naturalized wetlands and plantings and to provide a trail system that integrates with the Harte Trail.

The Deer of Charleswood

Nov 14, 2018
The Charleswood area is known for its scenic greenspace and wildlife. Among its wildlife are deer species which are commonly seen throughout this neighbourhood. In Manitoba we have two types of deer species: the mule deer and white-tailed deer.

Explore Assiniboine Forest

Oct 01, 2018
Residents of RidgeWood West are a stroll away from enjoying the beautiful fall colours of the Assiniboine Forest. Accessible through Hart Trail, this nature park boasts 700 acres of aspen and oak habitats. It also features areas of tall-grass prairie restoration and a 12 acre wetland.

The Harte Trail in the Summer

Jul 25, 2018

Summer is all about getting outside and experiencing the warm weather. Especially in Manitoba, where our winters can feel long, many of us enjoy taking advantage of the summer weather while it’s here.

Winter Biking on the Harte Trail

Jan 30, 2018

Are you a fan of winter biking? Considering getting into it? Regardless of your experience, you are not alone. It’s a great way to get out of the house while keeping yourself healthy. For the residents of RidgeWood West, the Harte Trail is the perfect place for the winter cyclist looking for everything from a leisurely ride to someone who is looking to set some fitness goals.