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In honour of Earth Day 2017, we’ll be joining the International Institute of Sustainable Development at Barn Hammer Brewing Company on April 25, to share why fresh water matters to Manitobans.

LWF’s Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Co-ordinator, Johanna, will be one of several presenters who will be explaining why water is so vital for what they do. In lively three-minute presentations, they will explore why water matters to the art scene, local business, our agricultural sector and our history, as well as what traditional knowledge reveals about our relationship to water.

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Our friends at FortWhtye Alive are celebrating Earth Day 2017 with live entertainment, environmental workshops, fun outdoor activities and other special programming. Even better? Admission is free all day!

Stop by our table on Sunday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to say hello learn more about what we’re doing to protect and restore the heath of Lake Winnipeg.

Lake Winnipeg Foundation Job Posting

Are you a full-time student looking for summer work before returning to school in the fall? We’re hiring a Summer Outreach Co-ordinator!

This person will assist LWF staff and volunteers in the planning, promotion and delivery of a variety of outreach and fundraising events. If you love working with people, are passionate about the environment and have a talent for communicating science, apply to join our team and help us in our mission to restore and protect the health of our great lake!

A full job description is below.

Download LWF Summer Outreach Co-ordinator 2017 job description.pdf...

Our three-part Water Wednesdays series took place in October 2016 and featured local experts talking local water: from algae blooms to zebra mussels and everything in between.

Special thanks to our series sponsor, Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc., to our guests – and of course, to everyone who joined us in Assiniboine Park for these lively conversations.

This video shows highlights from our Oct. 19 event, So now what: Water stewardship in the real world, with:

  • Justin Reid, Manager, LaSalle Redboine Conservation District
  • Loren Remillard, President and CEO, The Winnipeg Chamber of...

Our three-part Water Wednesdays series took place in October 2016 and featured local experts talking local water: from algae blooms to zebra mussels and everything in between.

Special thanks to our series sponsor, Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc., to our guests – and of course, to everyone who joined us in Assiniboine Park for these lively conversations.

This video shows highlights from our Oct. 12 event, Creating smart water policy: Who gets to make the rules? Featured in it are guests:

  • Gordon Goldsborough, Chair of the Manitoba Water Council, professor at the University of...

Our three-part Water Wednesdays series took place in October 2016 and featured local experts talking local water: from algae blooms to zebra mussels and everything in between.

Special thanks to our series sponsor, Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc., to our guests – and of course, to everyone who joined us in Assiniboine Park for these lively conversations.

This video shows highlights from our Oct. 5 event, Frankly, Lake Winnipeg, no one gives a damn: Public perceptions and why they matter, with:

  • Richard Cloutier, Broadcaster, 680 CJOB/Global News
  • Mary Agnes Welch, Research...

Our three-part Water Wednesdays series took place in October and featured local experts talking local water: from algae blooms to zebra mussels and everything in between.

We recorded each event and are excited to now present three highlight videos!

Special thanks to our Water Wednesdays sponsor, Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc., to our special guests – and of course, to everyone who joined us in Assiniboine Park for these lively conversations.

Oct. 5 – Frankly, Lake Winnipeg, no one gives a damn: Public perceptions and why they matter – with special guests:

  • Richard Cloutier...
Facing Impedimenta

Join us at cre8ery gallery in Winnipeg for a special Culture Days Manitoba event!

We’ll be speaking about Lake Winnipeg while surrounded by Winnipeg Beach artist Gayle Halliwell’s painting, part of Facing Impedimenta, a new show featuring work by Halliwell and Rosemary Miguez.

Learn about the threats to Lake Winnipeg’s health, the solutions to these challenges and what you can do - all while surrounded by art inspired by “the beauty and the tragedy” that is our great lake. Make sure to leave time to chat with the artist and explore the exhibition!

Location: cre8ery gallery, 125 Adelaide St...

Water Wednesdays

Join us in Assiniboine Park this October for a three-part series featuring local experts talking local water: from algae blooms to zebra mussels and everything in between.

We’ve invited journalists, researchers, policy-makers, advocates and on-the-ground practitioners – an eclectic group of people with a diversity of experiences and perspectives. Over the course of three uniquely different nights, we’ll be picking their brains about the challenges facing our shared waters and the opportunities for solutions.

Three Wednesdays. Three themes. Three lively conversations.

  • When: Wed. Oct. 5, 12 and...

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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.

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