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We are thrilled to launch a new collaboration with Barn Hammer Brewing Company. Big Water, a limited-edition, lake-themed gose, will be available while supplies last for the month of July. Barn Hammer’s generous co-owners Sable and Tyler Birch will be donating $1 from the sale of each bottle to LWF. Giving has never been so refreshing!

“Going to the lake is an essential part of summer for so many of us in Manitoba,” says Alexis Kanu, LWF’s executive director. “We’re excited to celebrate local breweries and local lakes – two ingredients for a great Manitoba summer!”

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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.

There’s nothing like flipping through an old family photo album. From unforgettable sunsets to wish-we-could-forget fashions, these cherished pictures remind us of how special lake life really is.

So let’s celebrate it!

Lake Winnipeg Memories is a vintage photo exhibit curated by you! Launching on July 3, this is your chance to showcase your family’s unique relationship with Lake Winnipeg. We want to see your grandparent’s first trip to the beach, the legendary cottage reunion, or the time your great-uncle finally learned how to waterski!

Participating is easy. All you have to do is:

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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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Our friends at FortWhtye Alive are celebrating Earth Day 2017 with live entertainment, environmental workshops, fun outdoor activities and other special programming. Even better? Admission is free all day!

Stop by our table on Sunday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to say hello learn more about what we’re doing to protect and restore the heath of Lake Winnipeg.

Are you a full-time student looking for summer work before returning to school in the fall? We’re hiring a Summer Outreach Co-ordinator!

This person will assist LWF staff and volunteers in the planning, promotion and delivery of a variety of outreach and fundraising events. If you love working with people, are passionate about the environment and have a talent for communicating science, apply to join our team and help us in our mission to restore and protect the health of our great lake!

A full job description is below.

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