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Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin

402 Third Avenue South
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3G5

 

 

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Conference Agenda

Netley-Libau Marsh; Photo by Ed Benjamin, courtesy of the Lake Winnipeg Foundation

Schedule of Events
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Oct 01, 2019

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Harbour Walking Tour

Oct 01, 2019

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration Desk Opens, Breakfast

Oct 01, 2019

8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Introduction/Welcoming Remarks

Robert Halliday, PFSRB Board Chair

Oct 01, 2019

8:45 - 9:30 am

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

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Harvey Thorleifson, Minnesota Geological Survey

Oct 01, 2019

9:30 - 10:00 am

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

Chelsea Lobson, Lake Winnipeg Foundation

Oct 01, 2019

10:00 - 10:30 am

Lake Winnipeg DataStream

 

Carolyn DuBois, The Gordon Foundation

Oct 01, 2019

10:30 - 10:45 am

Refreshment Break

Oct 01, 2019

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Breakout Session #1

10:45 - 11:15 am         Partnerships and Collaboration in the Pembina River International Watershed – A Manitoba Conservation District PerspectiveCliff Greenfield, Pembina Valley Watershed District

11:15 - 11:45 am          Collaborative Watershed Management in AlbertaMike Murray, Bow                                                      River Basin Council and Rosemarie Ferjuc, Red Deer River Watershed Alliance

11:45 am - 12:15 pm   Sask Watershed Groups - Wanda McFadyen, Assiniboine River Basin Initiative

Oct 01, 2019

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Breakout Session #2

10:45 - 11:15 am          Wetlands and the health of Lake Winnipeg - Dr. Pascal Badiou, Institute for Wetland & Waterfowl Research

11:15 - 11:45 am            East Interlake Conservation District Soil and Water Highlighted Projects -Armand Belanger, East Interlake Conservation District

11:45 am - 12:15 pm    Is cyanobacterial bloom mitigation a moving target? - Dr. Megan Larsen, Global Water Futures

Oct 01, 2019

12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Oct 01, 2019

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Aquatic Invasive Species

 

Candace Parks, Government of Manitoba

Oct 01, 2019

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Conserving Natural Environments with Citizen Science

 

Kenton Lysak, Meewasin Valley Authority

Oct 01, 2019

2:00 - 2:30 pm

EDNA Invasives

 

Dr. Markus Hecker, University of Saskatchewan

Oct 01, 2019

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Workshop/Question Period

Moderator: Sheldon McLeod

Oct 01, 2019

3:00 - 3:15 pm

Day 1 Closing Remarks

Oct 01, 2019

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective tour

Medicine collecting tour. Details TBD.

Oct 01, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Banquet

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.   Cocktails

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.    Supper

7:30 - 8:00 p.m.    Entertainment

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Oct 02, 2019

7:30 - 8:00 am

Heritage Walking Tour

Oct 02, 2019

7:45 - 8:15 am

Registration Desk Opens/Breakfast

Oct 02, 2019

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

Robert Halliday, PFSRB Board Chair

Oct 02, 2019

8:30 - 9:15 am

Living water - recognizing the rights of the lake

 

Keynote Speaker: Aimée Craft, University of Ottawa

Oct 02, 2019

9:15 - 10:45 am

Breakout Session #1

9:15 - 9:45 am          Indigenous Knowledge and ScienceDaniel Gladu Kanu, Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective

9:45 - 10:15 am        Indigenous Perspectives on Water SecurityDr. Robert Patrick, University of Saskatchewan

10:15 - 10:45 am      Collaborative Leadership Initiative: The way to water is through governance -

                                   Merrell-Ann Phare, Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources

Oct 02, 2019

9:15 - 10:45 am

Breakout Session #2

9:15 - 9:45 am          Partnerships in Lake Science: the role of the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium - Dr. Karen Scott, Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium

9:45 - 10:15 am        Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation: Working together for land and water in Manitoba -                                     Warrick Baijius, University of Saskatchewan and Craig Stevens, Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation

10:15 - 10:45 am      Water quality improvement through agricultural stewardship - Paige Englot, ALUS Canada

Oct 02, 2019

10:45 - 11:15 am

Refreshment Break

Oct 02, 2019

11:15 - 11:45 am

What's Next for Lake Winnipeg's Climate?

Dr. Danny Blair, University of Winnipeg

Oct 02, 2019

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Partnerships, Building Success Together

 

Steve Strang, Red River Basin Commission

Oct 02, 2019

12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Oct 02, 2019

1:00 - 1:45 pm

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

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tricia Stadnyk, Global Water Futures

Oct 02, 2019

1:45 - 2:15 pm

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

Sharla Dillabough, Government of Manitoba

Oct 02, 2019

2:15 - 2:45 pm

Conference Wind-Up

Moderator: Sheldon McLeod

Oct 02, 2019

2:45 - 3:00 pm

Closing Remarks Day 2

Robert Halliday, PFSRB Board Chair

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