The Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network’s 2019 Gathering

Written by Lake Winnipeg Foundation

March 19, 2019

In the afternoon, The Gordon Foundation’s Water Program Director Carolyn DuBois and DataStream Coordinator Lindsay Day introduced gathering participants to Lake Winnipeg DataStream and some of its key features. Those in attendance were then challenged to put their knowledge to the test – and engage in some friendly competition – with an interactive activity that required them navigate their way through the system to find specific data points. The hypothetical scenarios of this ‘data-thon’ showcased Lake Winnipeg DataStream’s multiple real-world uses – and was a fun way to close out the day.

Pinpointing phosphorus hotspots across Lake Winnipeg’s watershed will help us focus our energy and invest our resources wisely to improve water quality across Manitoba. To learn more about LWCBMN and how you can get involved, click here.

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Grand Beach (Photo from June 2019) Credit: M. Campbell

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