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Citizen scientists to help pinpoint phosphorus hotspots to tame Lake Winnipeg algae blooms
Lake Winnipeg Foundation, a WWF-Canada Loblaw Water Fund grant recipient, developed and tested water monitoring protocols which will enable a community-based network of citizen scientists to collect high-quality data to help reduce algae blooms in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Freshwater ecosystems face immediate threats
A silent crash is taking place in Canada’s waters. From the tiny mussels that filter toxins to the giant sturgeon, a survivor from the time of the dinosaurs, freshwater life is dropping at an alarming rate.

WWF-Canada joins EcoSpark to support citizen science on the Humber River
Citizen scientists on the Humber River are using community monitoring to connect people with nature and learn about the health of our water.

Inaccessible or unmonitored: the trouble with water data in Canada
Earlier this week, WWF-Canada released seven new Watershed Reports as part of its national assessment of our country’s freshwater. Elizabeth Hendriks, vice president of freshwater, takes an in-depth look at a worrisome trend emerging from these reports.

Dramatic changes to our freshwater concerns, study finds
Canadians now rank climate change as the biggest threat to freshwater supply for the first time, 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes study finds