Historic Sites of Manitoba: Delta Waterfowl Station (Delta Marsh, RM of Portage la Prairie)

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The Delta Waterfowl Station in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie was established in 1938 by what became the Delta Waterfowl Foundation. Several buildings were demolished in the aftermath of catastrophic flooding from Lake Manitoba in 2011.

Station Directors / Scientific Directors


Station Director / Scientific Director


Hans Albert Hochbaum (1911-1988)


Robert Jones


Peter Ward (1920-2012)


Bruce Batt


Michael Anderson

Photos & Coordinates

Delta Waterfowl Station

Delta Waterfowl Station (April 2007)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Delta Waterfowl Station

Delta Waterfowl Station (April 2007)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Delta Waterfowl Station

Delta Waterfowl Station (January 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Location (lat/long): N50.18660, W98.31120
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Organization: Delta Waterfowl Foundation

Books on Manitoba History: Delta: A Prairie and Its People

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mallard Lodge / Delta Marsh Field Station (RM of Portage la Prairie)


We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 August 2022

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