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LWF’s work was recently featured in an article by DeSmog Canada as part of its “Ripple Effect” series, a collection of stories about efforts to protect Canada’s fresh water.

Along with Brokenhead Ojibway Nation and the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, LWF helped organize the gathering of First Nations mentioned in the article. We recognize that the unique and too often marginalized voices of Indigenous peoples are a vital part of any sustainable solutions for Lake Winnipeg, and we feel privileged to be able to help facilitate this process.

LWF communications director Marlo...

Staff from the Seine Rat River Conservation District test water in Joubert Creek. LWF gave SRRCD a Spring 2014 grant for a new seasonal water-quality monitoring program. (Photo courtesy of Jodi Goerzen.)

If you have a great idea for a project, we can help make it happen!

LWF’s Stewardship, Research and Education Grants Program supports projects working to improve water quality in Lake Winnipeg and its watershed – particularly those which address one or more of the eight key actions to reduce nutrient loading identified in our Lake Winnipeg Health Plan.

Past projects have included educational...

“Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” – Dalai Lama

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is excited to announce our participation in Small Change Fund’s National Freshwater Fund campaign!

Small Change Fund is a Canadian organization that connects small grants to big change. Since December 2009, it has harnessed the collective power of small gifts from individual donors to raise over half a million dollars for grassroots initiatives and provide over 167 micro-grants from coast to coast to coast.

Starting today...

Update: We are now sold out of the Fiddlehead Fern prints.

Update: LWF has a small number of matted prints in our office, ready for purchase. We’ve also been told that we can likely get orders matted in less than six weeks. Call or email us (or just drop in) to buy yours today!

LWF is thrilled to announce our newest fundraising endeavor, a limited-edition Lake Winnipeg watershed plant print sale!

These wood engraving prints are a piece of local art history that depict the unique ecological beauty in Manitoba’s backyard.

A joint fundraiser in support of the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and...

Attention all LWF members: You’re invited to a special Lake Winnipeg Foundation members’ meeting.

  • 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...

At LWF, we love Lake Winnipeg – and we also love the boreal forest. (Did you know that approximately two-thirds of the water that ends up in Lake Winnipeg filters through the boreal forest? That’s just one of the reasons why Conserving the Boreal Forest is Action 2 of our Lake Winnipeg Health Plan.)

If you love Manitoba’s boreal forest, too, we’ve got some exciting news for you: LWF has partnered with six other organizations to bring you a fun photo contest with some amazing prizes!

The #lovetheboreal photo contest is open to amateur and professional photographers. There are four categories...

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