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LWRC's ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - March 20th, 2014
The LWRC's Annual General Meeting will be held at the Lakeside Board Room, Fort Whyte Centre, between 1:15 & 4 PM on Thursday March 20th, 2014. Please contact Mrs. Tipples (Board Member) at motipples@shaw.ca before March 11th if you wish to attend. Please indicate whether you will be joining us for lunch at noon. Click here for the AGM agenda. 

TRACK THE NAMAO DURING RESEARCH SURVEYS
Interested in knowing where the Namao is? Click here to find out! The next survey will begin after ice-out (May).

SATELLITE IMAGES - NEW LOCATION
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 www.lakewinnipegresearch.org/blog and sign up to be notified for satellite image postings.

PRIZE WINNER 2013 - MSSS LAKE WINNIPEG CATEGORY
Save Our Lake (SOUL) of the Grindstone Cottage Owners' Association (a member
of the LWRC) once again offered a Lake Winnipeg prize at the 2013 Manitoba Schools Science Symposium (MSSS). Wynonna and Alexandra from Ecole River Heights made up the winning team for their project entitled "How do chemicals affect the growth of algae?" Wynonna and Alexandra received a cash prize from SOUL and a trip on the M.V. Namao - unfortunately, only Wynonna was able to make the trip where she became an expert in fish identifcation!

LWRC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS - DECEMBER 15

The 2013 deadline for submission of applications to the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium Scholarship fund is December 15th. Click here for the application form.

LAKE ECOLOGY FIELD PROGRAM
Application Deadlines - APRIL 15th and SEPTEMBER 15th each year provisional upon funding. Click here for details.

STATE OF THE SCIENCE REPORT - What is the Scientific Basis for Understanding and Protecting Lake Winnipeg? This report is derived from the LWRC's 2011 Science Workshop, which emphasized the synthesis and evaluation of existing knowledge about the lake ecosystem.
Click here for the complete report
(6.8 MB)
Executive Summary only (172 kb)

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS FISH?
The Provincial Fisheries Branch, with
support from the LWRC and the
Fisheries Enhancement Fund, is carrying out a tagging study this summer that aims to gather some preliminary information onfish movement.
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for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Surveys

2013 Research Schedule
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Last updated September 13, 2013

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Lake Ecology Field Program
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