The Lake Winnipeg
was founded in August 1998 to coordinate scientific research on
Lake Winnipeg following evidence of water quality deterioration
related to the 1997 Red River flood. The LWRC was incorporated
in Manitoba in 2001 and received charitable status in 2008. Membership in the LWRC has grown to 32 agencies
representing various government and university departments, and
corporate and other groups.
Goals of the LWRC
research on Lake Winnipeg to gain a better understanding
of the biological, chemical and physical processes that are
critical to its well-being.
Create educational opportunities
and increase public awareness of the ecology of Lake Winnipeg
and environmental issues facing the Lake.
a research platform, the M.V. Namao,
for research and education on Lake Winnipeg.
Donations: All donations made by the public go toward supporting the LWRC's Education and Field Programs for schools. If you wish to make a donation, please send a cheque to the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium at the above address. If you are supporting the Water Cycle, please indicate this on your cheque. The LWRC has received charitable status and, therefore, a tax receipt will be issued for your donation.
Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium
P.O. Box 1289