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Take action as a citizen of our shared watershed!

Every year, hundreds of lake-lovers come together for Walk for Water – the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Participating is easy! Use our Walk for Water pledge form to collect donations from friends, family, co-workers, teammates and other lake-lovers in your life (LWF provides charitable receipts for donations of $20 or more). And then join us on July 30 for a day at the lake! Pledge forms can be found at various businesses and community centres in the Victoria Beach area or online at:

Walk for Water

Take action as a citizen of our shared watershed!

Every year, hundreds of lake-lovers come together for Walk for Water – the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Participating is easy! Use our Walk for Water pledge form to collect donations from friends, family, co-workers, teammates and other lake-lovers in your life (LWF provides charitable receipts for donations of $20 or more). And then join us on July 30 for a day at the lake! Pledge forms can be found at various businesses and community centres in the Dunnottar area or online at:

Lake Winnipeg Memories

This summer we're celebrating cottage life with a vintage photo exhibit curated by you!

Lake Winnipeg Memories launches July 3 at The Beach Exchange, located across the street from Saffies General Store in Albert Beach. Take a trip down memory lane and join in opening up the space.You'll be able to browse through photos and stories from around the lake and hear about our summer events that will be taking place in the area throughout the summer.

Hope to see you there!

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Big Water gose

Join us for a pint to celebrate Lake Winnipeg and local beer!

As part of our ongoing This beer tastes best at the lake summer series, we're partnering up with Barn Hammer Brewing Company for the month of July as they showcase Big Water, a limited-edition, Lake Winnipeg-themed gose. We'll be officially launching it just in time for the July long weekend. So join us Wednesday, June 28 in the Barn Hammer tap room where we'll be serving up some refreshing beers, chatting about Lake Winnipeg and giving away a door prize filled with LWF and Barn Hammer goodies. 

And the generous folks at Barn Hammer...

We’re joining the good folks of Riverton for a not-to-be-missed homecoming weekend filled with fun for the whole family!

This multi-day celebration includes pancake breakfast, kids fishing derby, fireworks, a beer garden, contests, entertainment and lots more! (Stay tuned to Riverton Reunion Days’ Facebook page for more details.)

Look for us on Sunday, July 2 – we’ll be in the park and on the river in the afternoon, and we’ll be at the evening’s hootenanny!

Heading out to the lake for the Canada Day long weekend? We'll be at Charlie Wall Park on Sunday, July 2, for the Hillside Beach Community Association's Family Fun Day!

Stop by our table to chat about our work to improve the health of our shared waters, pick up free educational material and purchase some of our unique fundraising products.

Get your Scottish on at this family-friendly festival in East Selkirk! Activities include dancing, piping, drumming, food, markets, heavy games, a “wee folk” area, living history displays and more.

Find us in Legacy Park on Saturday, June 24 – we’ll be there from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., sharing information about our work to protect Lake Winnipeg and how you can get involved, and selling some of our unique fundraising products!

For more information, head to Manitoba Highland Gathering's website.

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!

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!

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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