2019 Conference

Thank you to all who attended the "Lake Winnipeg: Where Waters Meet" conference September 30-October 2, 2019 in Gimli, MB. Presentations highlighted in green are available to view below. More will be added as permission is granted. 

We hope you'll join us next year in Saskatoon, SK for our 2020 conference!

Tuesday, October 1

Dr. Harvey Thorleifson, Minnesota Geological Survey

The Lake Winnipeg Basin - Its Natural History, and How it all Works

Chelsea Lobson, Lake Winnipeg Foundation

Data for decision making: The Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network

Carolyn DuBois, The Gordon Foundation

Lake Winnipeg DataStream

Cliff Greenfield, Pembina Valley Conservation District

Partnerships and Collaboration in the Pembina River International Watershed – A Manitoba Conservation District Perspective

Mike Murray, Bow River Basin Council & Rosemarie Ferjuc, Red Deer                           River Watershed Alliance

Collaborative Watershed Management in Alberta

Wanda McFadyen, Assiniboine River Basin Initiative

Saskatchewan Watershed groups

Dr. Pascal Badiou, Institute for Wetland & Waterfowl Research, Oak                                        Hammock Marsh

Wetlands and the health of Lake Winnipeg


Armand Belanger, East Interlake Conservation District

East Interlake Conservation District Soil and Water Highlighted Projects

Dr. Megan Larsen, Wilfrid Laurier University

Is cyanobacterial bloom mitigation a moving target?

Candace Parks, Government of Manitoba

An Update on Manitoba’s battle with Aquatic Invasive Species

Kenton Lysak, Meewasin Valley Authority

Conserving Natural Environments with Citizen Science

Dr. Markus Hecker, University of Saskatchewan

EDNA Invasives


Wednesday, October 2

Aimée Craft, University of Ottawa

Living Water – Recognizing the Rights of the Lake

Daniel Gladu Kanu, Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective

Indigenous Knowledge and Science

Dr. Robert Patrick, University of Saskatchewan

Indigenous Perspectives on Water Security

Merrell-Ann Phare, Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources

Collaborative Leadership Initiative: The way to water is through governance

Dr. Karen Scott, Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium

Partnerships in Lake Science: the role of the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium

Warrick Baijius, University of Saskatchewan & Craig Stevens, Wuskwi                               Sipihk First Nation

Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation: Working together for land and water in Manitoba

Paige Englot, ALUS Canada

Dr. Danny Blair, University of Winnipeg

What's Next for Lake Winnipeg's Climate?

Steve Strang, Red River Basin Commission

Partnerships, Building Success Together

Dr. Tricia Stadnyk, Global Water Futures

Canada’s Kisiskatchewani Sipi: Connecting the West from origin to end point

Sharla Dillabough, Manitoba Sustainable Development

Modernizing Manitoba's Conservation Districts - the Evolution of Conservation Districts into Watershed Districts

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