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Lake Winnipeg Health Plan

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The Lake Winnipeg Health Plan recognizes our shared responsibility for the health of Lake Winnipeg and its watershed, and promotes collective investment in their protection and restoration.

Collaboratively created with the guidance of LWF's Science Advisory Council and released in January, 2013, it translates science into action to address the root causes of harmful algae blooms and restore the balance of this vital ecosystem.

Our plan is a road map to a solution. Engaging researchers, industry associations, conservation organizations, educational institutions, decision-makers, grassroots groups and individuals, it identifies eight actions to reduce the amount of algae-causing phosphorous reaching Lake Winnipeg as a result of activities happening throughout Manitoba and beyond.

As the Lake Winnipeg Health Plan continues to gain momentum, LWF is partnering with researchers, industries, decision-makers and communities. These Plan Champions are leveraging the positive power of collaboration to have a real impact throughout the watershed.

There’s a place in our plan for you.

Lake Winnipeg Health Plan

LWF publishes a newsletter, The Watershed Observer, twice a year. Our most recent edition includes information on our emerging community-based monitoring network, details about groundbreaking microplastics research made possible through our grants program, and helpful tips on how you can speak up for water by reaching out to decision makers.