Bluegreens washed up along Edward beach. Image by Greg McCullough

MP Terry Duguid to lead Lake Winnipeg basin cleanup efforts – Manitoba – CBC News

MP Terry Duguid to lead Lake Winnipeg basin Program. The $25 million dollar fund will help address issues in the Lake Winnipeg Watershed. You can view a list of previously funded projects from the previous Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative on the CanWin site in the DataHub

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New Round of 2017/18 Lake Winnipeg Basin Funding

Lake Winnipeg is experiencing large and frequent algal blooms due to high nutrient levels from multiple transboundary sources, including agriculture, industry, municipal wastewater, and surface runoff. Environment and Climate Change Canada is working collaboratively with other government departments and stakeholders, as well as providing financial support, in an effort to improve the ecological health of Read more about New Round of 2017/18 Lake Winnipeg Basin Funding[…]

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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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[…]