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Join us at FortWhyte Alive on Sunday, June 7 for MEC's Paddlefest!

This event is free and we'll be there all day. Get informed about local water issues, meet other paddlers and learn valuable skills that will help you out this season.

Come by our table to say hi, and find out how we're working to keep our shared waters healthy.

See you there!

Join us for our 2015 Annual General Meeting!

  • Tuesday, May 5th, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • The Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Ave (lower level), Winnipeg
  • Please use Rupert Ave entrance (paid parking is available in the lot directly across the street; metered street parking is also available)

Our AGM offers the opportunity to renew your membership for 2015/16, connect with other lake-lovers and learn more about LWF's ongoing work.

This year's event will include:

  • Membership votes on our audited 2014 financial statements and a special resolution, plus the election of new directors
  • The announcement of our spring...

Celebrate Earth Day 2015 with an evening of education and insight!

Join the Lake Winnipeg Foundation for a moderated panel discussion about the complex challenges facing our great lake – and the emerging opportunities for shared solutions.

  • Wednesday, April 22
  • 7 to 9 p.m.
  • St. Mary’s Road United Church, 613 St. Mary’s Rd
  • Free admission

Lake Winnipeg’s health is struggling: large, frequent algae blooms; climate-change-driven floods that wash nutrients into waterways; the recent discovery of zebra mussels. The challenge facing the 10th largest freshwater lake in world is a “wicked problem...

Our interactive week-long challenge runs from March 16 to 20 in celebration of Canada Water Week 2015. Participate to win daily prizes and the chance to win our grand prize - a $200 gift certificate to MEC!

Full details about Follow Your Water, Winnipeg are available here - which is also where we'll be posting each day's challenge (check in at 8 a.m.). Join in all week or jump in when you can!

Happy Canada Water Week, everyone!

Check back soon for more information about how you can celebrate World Water Day!

The Manitoba Conservation Districts Association's 39th Annual Conservation Conference takes place in Brandon. This year's theme is "Water Management in Action – The  Rural-Urban Connection."

LWF will have a table in the tradeshow, where we'll be sharing information about our health plan and other aspects of our work. If you're planning on attending this event, make sure to stop by and say hello!

Offered as part of the University of Winnipeg's Department of Geography's 2014-15 lecture series, this presentation will provide an introduction to the root causes of the current health challenges facing Lake Winnipeg, background information on LWF and its work, and an overview of the Lake Winnipeg Health Plan, our science-based action plan to restore and protect Manitoba’s great lake. With introductary remarks by UW President and Vice-Chancelor Dr. Annette Trimbee. All lake-lovers are welcome to attend!

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall (3rd Floor, Centennial Hall, UWinnipeg)

Pre-lecture refreshments...

A special LWF members' meeting is being held:

  • Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 2014, 7 p.m.
  • St. Boniface Library, 100-131 Provencher Blvd., Winnipeg
  • Room (Salle) Marie Lynne Bernard

The purpose of this special meeting is to ratify approval of motions made by the Board of Directors, in compliance with the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, as required by Corporations Canada.

In order to be in compliance with the act and maintain our charitable status, we need the support of two-thirds of members in attendance at this meeting. New members are welcome; donations of $50 or more can be made at the door...

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