CEOS at FortWhyte Alive’s Freshwater Ecology Day

Freshwater Ecology Day – FortWhyte Alive

Freshwater Ecology Day at FortWhyte Alive welcomed students for a day of hands-on learning experiences facilitated by freshwater scientists and experts. Through this program, 78 students and their teachers from 8 different urban and rural Manitoba schools took part in water sampling, water chemistry testing, shoreline restoration with willows, aquatic invertebrate sampling, as well as learned about research on freshwater oil spills, fish research, and Manitoba’s “Great Lakes” – Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis.

Researchers working on the Manitoba Great Lakes Project (MBGL) at CEOS, University of Manitoba, were happy to be invited to once again participate in Freshwater Ecology Day at FortWhyte Alive.

Through this program, 78 students and their teachers from 8 different urban and rural Manitoba schools took part in water sampling, water chemistry testing, shoreline restoration with willows, aquatic invertebrate sampling, as well as learned about research on freshwater oil spills, fish research, and Manitoba’s “Great Lakes” – Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis.

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