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Save the date! Following up on the success of 2020’s founders’ ride, Bike to the Beach is back for another year.

On Friday, Aug. 6, a group of cyclists will once again hit the road from Winnipeg to Victoria Beach in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg.

In the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing ore details about how you can support Bike to the Beach 2021 with a donation or participate as a rider – stay tuned!

You can read more about last year’s event in our online recap.

Date(s): 
August 6, 2021 (All day)

Join the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective for a World Water Day webinar! We’ll be discussing our collaborative position paper, Five Things the Federal Government Must Do for Lake Winnipeg, and how we can meaningfully address Canada’s freshwater challenges. This is an opportunity for lake-lovers to learn more about the practical steps needed to protect our shared waters!

When: Monday, March 22, 2021, 12 pm - 1 pm CDT
Where: Online (Zoom webinar – registration required)
Cost: Free

Please click here to view the webinar. 

Join our partners at the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective on Oct. 21 for an online conversation about women and water!

When: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, 2 pm - 3:30 pm CST
Where: Online (Zoom webinar – registration required)
Cost: Free

In Indigenous traditional knowledge systems, a unique, intimate relationship exists between woman and water. This free webinar features five engaging panelists who will share their knowledge and understanding of “nibi” (an Anishinaabe word for “water”), and discuss our collective role in water protection.

To learn more or register to attend, visit LWIC’s...

Bid for Lake Winnipeg is an art auction in support of LWF running until Aug 7, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Decorate your home, office or cottage with a piece of Lake Winnipeg! Part of our summer 2020 fundraising campaign, our online art auction is your chance to bid on a variety of works made by local artists inspired by our great lake and its natural surroundings.

Featuring a mix of mediums and styles and a range of market values, our online art auction truly has something for everyone. Visit our Bid ...for Lake Winnipeg page for more information.

For art auction updates, make sue to mark yourself as interested or going on our Facebook event!

On August 7, a group of cyclists will hit the road from Winnipeg to Lake Winnipeg's Victoria Beach in support of LWF! This year’s “founders ride” is the first of what will hopefully become an annual summer tradition.

Show your support for the riders: visit the Bike to the Beach 2020 online campaign page to donate directly to the ride, or donate to a specific rider through their personal fundraising page.

By supporting Bike to the Beach, you are part of a community of lake-lovers who are translating science into solutions for the health of our fresh water – now and for future generations. Thank...

A vintage bicycle sitting on a gravel road at Victoria Beach, Manitoba

Choose your Adventure: Bike Tours of Victoria Beach

Grab your bike and get ready to roll! Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas are offering themed bike tours of Victoira Beach to raise funds for LWF. The cost is $15 per person and you can either pay your tour guides on the day of your ride or you can make a donation directly to LWF.

Cost: $15 per person
Starting time: 10 a.m.
Starting point: Village Green Bandstand, Victoria Beach
Approximate length: 2 hours

To respect physical distancing recommendations, bike tours are limited to 15 people. Choose among three topics:

Building the Beach July...

A vintage bicycle sitting on a gravel road at Victoria Beach, Manitoba

Choose your Adventure: Bike Tours of Victoria Beach

Grab your bike and get ready to roll! Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas are offering themed bike tours of Victoira Beach to raise funds for LWF. The cost is $15 per person and you can either pay your tour guides on the day of your ride or you can make a donation directly to LWF.

Cost: $15 per person
Starting time: 10 a.m.
Starting point: Village Green Bandstand, Victoria Beach
Approximate length: 2 hours

To respect physical distancing recommendations, bike tours are limited to 15 people. Choose among three topics:

Building the Beach July...

A vintage bicycle sitting on a gravel road at Victoria Beach, Manitoba

Choose your Adventure: Bike Tours of Victoria Beach

Grab your bike and get ready to roll! Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas are offering themed bike tours of Victoira Beach to raise funds for LWF. The cost is $15 per person and you can either pay your tour guides on the day of your ride or you can make a donation directly to LWF.

Cost: $15 per person
Starting time: 10 a.m.
Starting point: Village Green Bandstand, Victoria Beach
Approximate length: 2 hours

To respect physical distancing recommendations, bike tours are limited to 15 people. Choose among three topics:

Building the Beach July...

A photo of a sunset over Chalet Beach

Join us online for our 2020 Annual General Meeting!

In order to comply with public health recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are hosting our AGM as a live, virtual event.

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. CDT
Venue: Zoom webinar; please register for the LWF AGM in advance.

LWF’s 2019 annual report, which includes audited financial statements, is available for your review.

To renew your LWF membership in advance of the AGM, please visit CanadaHelps to make a secure donation. All donations of $50 or more include a one-year membership and strengthen our collective efforts...

A close-up photo of gentle waves on water.

Happy World Water Day! 

Every year since 1993, March 22 has been the United Nations observance focusing on freshwater — World Water Day. On March 22, we encourage you acknowledge the importance of clean, fresh water – and consider what actions you can take to protect it. 

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