Government, industry and ENGOs come to the table to save Lake Winnipeg: (l to r) Gord Macintosh, Manitoba's minister of conservation and water stewardship, Doug Chorney, president of Keystone Agricultural Producers, and Alexis Kanu, executive director of the Lake Winnipeg Foundation
June 11, 2014 – The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is encouraged by today’s provincial announcement of a new surface water management strategy for Manitoba and proposed changes to drainage regulations to protect threatened seasonal wetlands.
In particular, LWF is pleased by the government’s commitment to the principle of...
Nestled in the rolling hills about four km east of Holland, Man., is the site for Pelly’s Lake Watershed Management Project.
“Not every project comes with a view like this,” said Justin Reid, Manager of the La Salle Redboine Conservation District (LSRBCD), at the site of the soon-to-be-built interpretive park.
The park overlooks 630 acres (about half the size of Assiniboine Park) of hay and pasture land that will be covered in water next spring. Pelly’s Lake will be approximately two metres deep in the middle and just over one meter deep around the marshy edges.
A group of very talented students from St. John's-Ravenscourt School wrote and recorded a song, and created their own music video — all to raise funds for LWF! It's so encouraging to see young people working to save our lake. Check out the video here!