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The final Programs Report is available for download - click here or visit the Documents page above for all reports. The 2014/15 report includes both the Science and Education Programs as well as the LWRC's Strategic Plan.

2014/2015 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT - Johanna Theroux
This year’s scholarship recipient is Johanna Theroux (University of Manitoba) in support of her work identifying suspended sediment sources near Norway House Cree Nation. Her award will help offset costs associated with presenting her findings to community members.

The 2014 recipients of the Save Our Lake (SOUL) Lake Winnipeg prize are Winnica and Philip from Sisler High for their joint project examining aquatic plants and phosphate. These two young scientists received a $300 prize offered by SOUL, a sub-group of the Grindstone Cottage Owners' Association (GCOA), as well as the opportunity to join the LWRC science team for a half day on board the research vessel NAMAO.

THE "FYLGJA" ("Guardian Angel")
The LWRC is proud to announce the acquisititon of a new vessel the "Fylgja", a 42' (LOA) touring boat, received as a charitable donation from Barbara and Jens Nielsen.This vessel was built in the same year as the Motor Vessel Namao (1973/74) in Riverton by Alec Zagozewski. Once outfitted for research purposes, this vessel will be particularly well suited for nearshore work and will serve as a valuable complement to the Motor Vessel Namao's offshore capabilities. A timely acquisition since it coincides with the arrival of zebra mussels, an aquatic invasive species that will initially have the greatest impact in the nearshore area, if it is able to thrive in the lake.

ZEBRA MUSSELS & Other Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)
Background Information
Zebra Mussel Factsheet (including how to identify)
Spiny Water Flea Factsheet
What To Do If You Find an AIS
On-line: Report a citing of zebra mussels or other AIS
Call: 1-87-STOP-AIS-0 (1-877-867-2470)
Contact: MB CWS at 945-7787 or

The satellite imagery will now be housed on a new site that includes the entire satellite image archive (from 2003 onwards), some photomicrographs, as well as aerial photography of Lake Winnipeg and its watershed (eventually...). Visit the new site at and sign up to be notified for satellite image postings.


Research Surveys

2015 Schedules (last updated on Sept. 14)
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Meet the crew of the NAMAO
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during surveys

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