Lake Winnipeg Foundation (LWF)

Presentation of the Organization

The LWF is an independent, non-profit, charitable environmental non-governmental organization dedicated to finding solutions to the problems causing deterioration in the Lake Winnipeg ecosystem. Its vision is a clean, healthy Lake Winnipeg and watershed for present and future generations.

When measured by surface area (24,400 km2), Lake Winnipeg is the 10th largest freshwater lake in the world. Its watershed is almost 1 million km2.

The LWF?s mission is to identify and support solutions that restore and protect the health of Lake Winnipeg and its watershed through research, public education, stewardship and collaboration.


Lake Winnipeg Foundation

3rd Floor, 303 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R3B 2B4


Phone: 204-956-0436



Resource Person(s)

Alexis Knispel Kanu, Executive Director

Karin Boyd, President