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ICI Manitoba – 25 M$ seront débloqués par le gouvernement…

Great announcement by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada re: $25.7 M for funding for Lake Winnipeg. The Universty of Manitoba and CanWin’s very own Dr. Greg McCullough discusses what the fund may want to support. Dr. McCullough also represented CanWIN in an earlier invite only stakeholder meeting with the Minister!

Feds Invest $26M in the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada will invest $25.7 million in the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program, which is part of the $70.5-million funding allocated for freshwater protection in Budget 2017. This program is part of broader efforts by this Government to advance work on freshwater management Read more about Feds Invest $26M in the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program[…]

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World Water Day 2017 – LWF funds $21,000 in local water projects, including UM Manitoba Great Lakes Project

On March 22 – World Water Day – LWF staff and supporters gathered at FortWhyte Alive in Winnipeg to celebrate our shared waters and announce $21,000 in funding for four Manitoba-based projects. Researchers at the University of Manitoba are studying water quality in Lake Manitoba, Lake Winnipegosis and Lake Waterhen, combining satellite imagery with surface-water Read more about World Water Day 2017 – LWF funds $21,000 in local water projects, including UM Manitoba Great Lakes Project[…]

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Citizen science: Gathering rivers of information Great article by @IISD-ELA’s Karla Zubrycki

Karla Zubrycki, Project and Communications Manager at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) writes a great article about citizen science, with a focus on work in the Lake Winnipeg Basin.  Click to read the complete article. Excerpts from her blog: There must be something in the water in the Lake Winnipeg Basin because an increasing number Read more about Citizen science: Gathering rivers of information Great article by @IISD-ELA’s Karla Zubrycki[…]

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Feb.28, 2017 Ask researchers at IISD-ELA a question about their work!

Do you have burning questions about the unique freshwater science that goes down at IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA)? Something you have always wanted to know about the site, but have never gotten the chance to ask? On Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. (CST) three IISD-ELA researchers (Vince Palace, Lee Hrenchuk and Ken Sandilands) will be Read more about Feb.28, 2017 Ask researchers at IISD-ELA a question about their work![…]