Workshops

Stormwater Management Solutions (Nov. 2013)

Introduction slides
Heather Mack
– Director, Government Relations, Insurance Bureau of Canada“The costs and impacts of storm events on homeowners and municipalities” (summary)
Bob Somers – Principal, Scatliff + Miller + Murrey“The Process of Rebuilding our Natural Ecology”, presentation summary
Sharyn InwardRAIN Program Manager, Green Communities Canada – “An ecological approach to stormwater management” (summary)
Alison Sass – National Volunteer Coordinator, CoCoRaHS“CoCoRaHS Canada” presentation


Keeping Water on the Land (June 2013)

Gordon Goldsborough – Draining Prairie Canada
Vicki Burns
– Lake Winnipeg Foundation, “Keeping Water on the Land”
Doug Chorney – Keystone Agricultural Producers, “Keeping Water on the Land”
Pascal Badiou – Ducks Unlimited Canada, “Myth Busting: Misunderstandings surrounding wetlands and Lake Winnipeg”
Bob Sandford – United Nations Water “Lake Winnipeg: The basin we had, the basin we have, and the basin we want”

Other speakers included: Minister of Conservation and Water Stewardship Gordon Mackintosh, David Lobb, Media Panel: Mary Agnes-Welch, Kelly Dehn, Laura Rance, Richard Cloutier

Keeping Water on the Land (March 2013)

Vicki Burns – Lake Winnipeg Foundation, “Keeping Water on the Land”
Les McEwan – Tobacco Creek Model Watershed, “(Retaining Water) In a good way”
Colleen Cuvelier – Little Saskatchewan River Conservation District, “Keeping Water on the Land”
Neil Zalluski – Assiniboine Hills Conservation District, “Assiniboine Hills Conservation District working towards keeping water on the land”

Learning through Watershed Governance
(June 2012)

Fred Chevrie, Watershed Coordinator, “Environment: Involvement By Creating Awareness”
Steve Litke, Fraser Basin Council, Collaborative Approached to Watershed Planning and Governance: Lessons learned from BC
Merrell-Ann Phare, Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, Implementing Indigenous rights through collaborative water governance: some lessons from the front lines
Dr. Prateep Nayak, “Watersheds as learning landscapes: Policies and practices around watershed governance in Canada”
Kate Dykman, “Social Learning in Manitoba’s watershed planning”
David Huck, “Public engagement in Manitoba’s watershed management planning process”

Discussion papers

Agriculture and Water in a Changing Climate: Solutions for Manitoba’s Interlake
(February 2012)

Curt Hull (Climate Change Connection), Climate Change & Manitoba: Science, Impacts, & Solutions
Dean Stoyanowski & Laura Grzenda
(MAFRI) and Armand Belanger (East Interlake Conservation District)
Panel Discussion: Maurice Bouvier (MAFRI), Richard Grosshans (International Institute for Sustainable Development),
Dan Mazier
(Keystone Agriculture Producers), Greg Bruce (Ducks Unlimited)

Livestock and Water Quality in Manitoba
(June 2011)

Dwight Williamson, Manitoba Water Sterwardship, Lake Winnipeg Initiatives
Mike Gilbertson
, Manitoba Conservation, CEC Report Implementation
Dr. Eva Pip
, University of Winnipeg, Stream water quality associated with a hog/poultry operation in southeastern Manitoba: a case study
Dr. Don Flaten
, University of Manitoba, Livestock and Water Quality in Manitoba
Other related resources
:
CEC 2007 report: Environmental Sustainability and Hog Production in Manitoba

Lake Winnipeg Water Level Regulation – 711 to 715: What does it mean to you?
(March 2011)

Dale Hutchison, Manitoba Hydro, The Lake Winnipeg Regulation Project
Rob Mattews
, Manitoba Water Stewardship, Lake Winnipeg Regulation (LWR) Project: Final Licensing Process
Will Braun
, Interfaith Taskforce on Northern Hydro Development, Lake Winnipeg Licensing: A Chance for Change
Dean Gould
, Shoreline Erosion Technical Review Committee, Shoreline Erosion and Lake Winnipeg
Dr. Gordon Goldsborough
, University of Manitoba, and Dr. Dale Wrubleski, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Coastal wetlands of Lake Winnipeg: An ecologically important resource at risk

Assessing Federal Programs: Fresh Water and Climate Change Adaptation (March 2011)

Scott Vaughn, Federal Commissioner for Environment and Sustainable Development and his staff from the Office of the Auditor General

Water Governance: Local and Regional Issues
(June 2010)

Dr John Sinclair, University of Manitoba, Natural Resources Institute,  Governance for Source Water Protection: The Watershed Context
Dr. Kathryn Furlong
, Assistant Professor, Dept of Geography, Creating partnerships for sustainability: Municipal challenges and opportunities in water governance
Donna Smiley
, Manitoba Conservation, Onsite Wastewater Management Systems
Bryan Oborne and Dimple Roy
, Supporting Effective Watershed Management and Governance on the Canadian Prairies