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May 2017

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The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. David Lobb has been chosen to receive the 2016 Alexander Bajkov Award.

Named in memory of pioneering fisheries biologist Alexander Bajkov (1894 – 1955), this award was created by LWF in 2008 and is presented annually to individuals or groups who demonstrate outstanding efforts to protect and restore the health of Lake Winnipeg and its watershed.

Dr. Lobb has worked in the Lake Winnipeg watershed since joining the Soil Science Department at University of Manitoba in 1998. His research has focused on understanding the processes and...

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, May 22, for Victoria Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 23. Wishing you all a great May long weekend!

Celebrate all things paddle-related at this Winnipeg event, featuring hands-on activities, gear swaps and exhibitor booths. (More information is available here.)

When: Sunday, May 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Fort Whyte Alive (1961 McCreary Rd in Winnipeg)

Stop by our table to say hello and learn more about what we’re doing to protect Manitoba’s water!

Date(s): 
May 28, 2017 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, May 27 for the start of beach season – and the Grand Beach and Area Development Corporation Trade & Craft Show!

Say hello to LWF staff, learn more about our work and how you can get involved, and purchase some of our amazing fundraising products.

When: Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Walter Whyte School (Jackfish Lake Rd just off Hwy. 59 near Grand Marais, Man.)

Hope to see you there!

Date(s): 
May 27, 2017 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
LWF publishes a newsletter, The Watershed Observer, twice a year. Our most recent edition includes information on our emerging community-based monitoring network, details about groundbreaking microplastics research made possible through our grants program, and helpful tips on how you can speak up for water by reaching out to decision makers.