Summer looks a little different for everyone this year. To keep each other safe, our annual Walk for Water events won’t be happening. We’re going to miss seeing everyone, but we’ve got some exciting new initiatives taking place!
Here’s a look at what’s happening – and how you can get involved from the comfort of your own home:
Support a healthy Lake Winnipeg with your favourite summer activity! Love to bake? Passionate about running? Keen to clean up your community? All this and more can be turned into a fundraiser …for Lake Winnipeg!
Attention: The auction is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated — you will receive an email shortly.
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. A big thank you to all the talented artists and makers who donated pieces – we're thrilled to be...
Clean plastic beverage containers, cereal boxes and tin cans are eligible for curbside pickup, but what can you do with batteries, plastic storage bins or even appliances? Winnipeg has three locations where you can drop off end-of-life materials for free!
The 4R Winnipeg Depots offer a place for residents to take materials that can be composted, recycled, reused or resold. They are different from the community recycling depots as they will take a wide range of materials. It's free of charge to bring any of the accepted materials including the following:
Turn your special talents and unique skills into freshwater solutions. Get inspired with these ideas – then get involved! Whatever activity floats your boat, remember to observe your regional public health guidlines for travelling, physical distancing, sanitizing, and small group activities.
If you've picked a fundraising idea, and want us to help promote it, tell us about it and we can add it to our events calendar!
Personal fitness challenge
Walk, run, cycle, climb stairs, do push-ups, shoot basketballs, practice yoga or complete any other physical activity while raising pledges from...
This job is made possible by support from the Government of Canada funded this job through the CanadaSummer Jobs program. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students...
The 2nd edition provides information on the physical, chemical and biological condition of Lake Winnipeg from 2008-2016, including information on water quality, the lake’s fisheries, aquatic invasive species and species at risk. This builds on the 1999-2007 data presented in the first edition.
At LWF, we’re focused on phosphorus – the nutrient responsible for algae growth in freshwater lakes...