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November 2014

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Offered as part of the University of Winnipeg's Department of Geography's 2014-15 lecture series, this presentation will provide an introduction to the root causes of the current health challenges facing Lake Winnipeg, background information on LWF and its work, and an overview of the Lake Winnipeg Health Plan, our science-based action plan to restore and protect Manitoba’s great lake. With introductary remarks by UW President and Vice-Chancelor Dr. Annette Trimbee. All lake-lovers are welcome to attend!

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall (3rd Floor, Centennial Hall, UWinnipeg)

Pre-lecture refreshments...

The Manitoba Conservation Districts Association's 39th Annual Conservation Conference takes place in Brandon. This year's theme is "Water Management in Action – The  Rural-Urban Connection."

LWF will have a table in the tradeshow, where we'll be sharing information about our health plan and other aspects of our work. If you're planning on attending this event, make sure to stop by and say hello!

Lake Winnipeg

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation will bring local, science-based solutions to the 14th Living Lakes Conference in Nanchang, China, an event hosted by Global Nature Fund (GNF), a non-profit environmental foundation with headquarters in Germany.

From Nov. 18 to 24, representatives from some of the 104 members of GNF’s international network will be discussing lakes in densely populated areas and how best to balance people and nature. LWF is a founding member of Living Lakes Canada, one of six national Living Lakes networks working throughout the world to protect freshwater resources.

In 2013, GNF...

Cattails

A new publication is celebrating the multitude of benefits offered by Manitoba’s wetlands!

Nature’s Wealth is a joint release from LWF, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).

The four-page feature delves into the ecological and economic value of wetland areas – everything from water purification, flood protection, wildlife habitat, biofuels, recreational opportunities and even food!

It also highlights some of the conservation, policy and research initiatives currently underway across the province; readers get to meet research...

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