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May 2017

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Dr. David Lobb honoured

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. David Lobb has been chosen to receive the 2016 Alexander Bajkov Award.

Named in memory of pioneering fisheries biologist Alexander Bajkov (1894 – 1955), this award was created by LWF in 2008 and is presented annually to individuals or groups who demonstrate outstanding efforts to protect and restore the health of Lake Winnipeg and its watershed.

Dr. Lobb has worked in the Lake Winnipeg watershed since joining the Soil Science Department at University of Manitoba in 1998. His research has focused on understanding the processes and...

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, May 22, for Victoria Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 23. Wishing you all a great May long weekend!

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!

Join us on Saturday, May 27 for the start of beach season – and the Grand Beach and Area Development Corporation Trade & Craft Show!

Say hello to LWF staff, learn more about our work and how you can get involved, and purchase some of our amazing fundraising products.

When: Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Walter Whyte School (Jackfish Lake Rd just off Hwy. 59 near Grand Marais, Man.)

Hope to see you there!

Dear LWF supporter,

The Spring & Summer 2017 edition of our newsletter, The Watershed Observer, is out! In this issue, you’ll find an update on our community-based monitoring efforts, a profile on LWF member and volunteer extraordinaire Paul Trevenen, plus information about proposed changes to provincial legislation that could affect Manitoba water quality and how you can get involved.

We are busy planning an exciting, event-filled summer season and will be in touch again in the coming weeks with more details.

Hope to see you at the lake soon!

The LWF team

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