Join us on May 9 to explore the science and politics surrounding Winnipeg’s wastewater infrastructure issues!
Hosted by Science First, a non-profit organization promoting science and evidence-based policy, this evening event will feature presentations from LWF’s executive director Alexis Kanu and University of Manitoba Biosystems Engineering Professor Nazim Cicek, followed by an audience Q & A.
You’re invited to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation’s upcoming Annual General Meeting!
When: Tuesday April 30, 2019, at 7 p.m. Where: FortWhyte Alive (1961 McCreary Rd in Winnipeg)
This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Glen Daigger, Professor of Engineering Practice and Researcher with the Great Lakes Water Authority. Dr. Daigger will be speaking on phosphorus removal technologies and potential applications for Winnipeg’s wastewater treatment system.
This presentation is a very timely one, as recent reports from Winnipeg’s city council indicate that action to reduce phosphorus loading from the north end...
Giving Tuesday is celebrated annually on the first Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday as a day of philanthropy. Citizens around the world take part by supporting the causes they care about – and this year, we’re thanking those who give by giving back to one lucky lake-lover!
Starting on Nov. 20 until midnight on Nov. 27, 2018, sign up through CanadaHelps to become a monthly LWF donor and you’ll be entered into a draw for a $100 Mountain Equipment Co-op gift card!
Click here for more details. Good luck to all – and have a wonderful Giving Tuesday!
Join us for some cardio and cake in celebration of John Sawchuk’s 70th birthday – and the end of his 777 km triathlon challenge!
Lake-lovers of all ages and abilities are welcome to join John on his final run through the Assiniboine Park trails and forest. We have planned 2 km, 5 km and 10 km options which participants can complete at their own pace. John will be heading out around 10:15 a.m. and aims to complete his 10 km session around 11:30 a.m. Upon his return to the finish line, there will be quick closing remarks, photos and, of course, birthday cake!
Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg – and participating is easy: Use our Walk for Water pledge form to collect donations from friends, family, co-workers and teammates. LWF provides charitable receipts for donations of $20 or more. For a donation of $50 or more, contributors will receive a one-year LWF membership. You can:
Pick up a pledge form at various businesses and organizations