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.
Building on the success of last year's ride, amateur cyclists are once again challenging themselves to complete a three-day, 500 km self-supported road trip from Winnipeg to the IISD-Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) research facility in northwest Ontario.
Riders are paying their own expenses while accepting financial pledges for their efforts. All funds raised will be donated to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation to support community based monitoring work.
The goal is to raise $5,000, which will enable LWF to purchase 10 portable water-sampling kits.
Join us in Albert Beach on Aug. 6 for Beats on the Beach for some live music and a pie auction!
Saffies General Store will be hosting some big-name local musicians, including JD Edwards and Panicland! And yes, there will be pie! You can bid on some delicious homemade pies baked with all fresh fruits. We're talking apples, we're talking strawberries, we're talking blueberries! You name it, they've got it.
We recommend bringing your dancing shoes and an empty stomach. See you on Aug. 6!
Join us at Grand Marais Community Central on Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. for some lake-friendly learning and a local fish fry!
Learn more about zebra mussels and have all your questions answered by our special guest, provincial Aquatic Invasive Species expert Candace Parks! Then, join us outside on the lawn to enjoy live music - and sample some delicious Lake Winnipeg pickerel! We'll also have fun activities for the kids - plus, we'll have all of our fundraising products available for sale AND we'll be offering the chance to win some great prizes! Truly, there's something for everyone.
We'll be taking part in Grand Marais Community Central's outdoor market, selling unique fundraising products in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Come by the building grounds between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to purchase art pieces by Kal Barteski, necklaces by Hilary Druxman, vintage plant prints by Henry Eric Bergman – and more!
On Saturday, July 23, you can test your standup paddleboarding skills at Grand Beach! But if that's not for you, they're also putting on a run club, some bocci ball games, and, get this, bubble soccer! It's going to an awesome day!