The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is thrilled to announce that Dr. Pascal Badiou has been chosen to receive the 2014 Alexander Bajkov Award.
Named in memory of pioneering fisheries biologist Alexander Bajkov (1894 – 1955), this award was created by LWF in 2008. It is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies Dr. Bajkov’s dedication to the understanding of Lake Winnipeg, and who demonstrates outstanding efforts to protect and restore the health of the lake and its watershed. Past recipients have included scientists, politicians, educators and journalists.
LWF has awarded a total of $39,000 to seven projects as part of its ongoing Stewardship, Research and Education Grants Program.
Projects supported by LWF’s spring 2015 grants include:
Brokenhead Wetland Monitoring and Restoration Planning: a project facilitated by the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER) that will enhance and restore the Brokenhead Wetland in Manitoba on Lake Winnipeg, and build the capacity of the local community to conduct wetland monitoring.
OPEN Water: an educational initiative of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society that will see an innovative Lake...
This June, your online support could turn into a $10,000 donation to LWF!
The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is a new initiative from CanadaHelps and GIV3, the co-founders of GivingTuesday Canada. The goal is to give Canadians the chance to help their favourite charities and demonstrate the power of giving through social networks.
How it works: Starting June 1, 2015, every dollar donated to LWF in the month of June through Canada Helps (minimum $3 donation required) will automatically earn us the chance to win a $10,000 donation!
In the spirit of giving, we want to offer our supporters the...