On Friday, Aug. 21, four amateur cyclists (including Roger Mollot, president of LWF's volunteer board of directors) will embark on a three-day, 470 km road trip from Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Ontario’s Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), one of Canada’s primary sources of lake science.
Participants are paying their own expenses while accepting financial pledges for their efforts. All money raised will be donated to LWF!
Donations can be made online through LWF’s CanadaHelps page. Pledgers are being asked to choose “Cycling for Solutions 2015” as the fund they would like to support to ensure their...
Update: Sadly, the foursome is now a trio, as Bruce unfortunately had to drop out of the trip. Good luck to the three remaining cyclists, Roger, Brad and Pete!.
Update: Thank you so much to everyone who has already pledged support to Roger, Brad, Bruce and Pete as they prepare to take on this challenge. Here’s a sampling of the amazing messages of encouragement the riders have received so far:
“Thanks for leading this inspiring initiative, Roger and team! You’re reminding us all of the importance of investing in science-based solutions for lakes throughout our beautiful watershed, and you’re...
Since 2005, William Pura has taken thousands of photographs of Lake Winnipeg and the surrounding area. The photographs curated for Inland Sea, Pura’s latest photographic exhibition, touch on a wide range of issues regarding the lake and its relationship to the human presence in Manitoba.
Inland Sea opens Aug. 7 at Gurevich Fine Art (located at 62 Albert St., in Winnipeg) and will remain on display at the gallery until Aug. 27. A portion of the proceeds of all sales from this striking exhibit will be donated to LWF!
In connection with this exhibit, LWF and Gurevich Fine Art will be co-hosting...
SUP CUP returns! Our friends at The Hardcore Surf & Paddleboard Company are once again hosting a series of stand-up paddleboard races at beautiful Grand Beach – and donating proceeds raised to LWF!
Join in the fun on Saturday, Aug. 8. There’s an event for everyone – from novice to elite, and special kids’ races, too! We'll be there all day to cheer on participatnts and share information about Lake Winnipeg.
Check here for more information as it becomes available.
Continuing what has become an annual tradition, multi-instrumentalist and founder of C. F. Casey GuitarsFred Casey is performing a series of summer guitar concerts and donating all money raised to LWF! Head to the Whytewold Emporium on Friday, August 14 to check out this talented musician and his efforts in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg!
Continuing what has become an annual tradition, multi-instrumentalist and founder of C. F. Casey GuitarsFred Casey is performing a series of summer guitar concerts and donating all money raised to LWF! Head to the Whytewold Emporium on Friday, July 17 to check out this talented musician and his efforts in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg!