Consultations on Canadian Phosphorus Targets

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is seeking your input to help shape the development of Lake Ecosystem Objectives and potential phosphorus reduction targets for Lake of the Woods. Your input will inform actions to help manage nutrient enrichment and harmful and nuisance algae blooms, and improve the health of the lake.

The Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation (LOWWSF) and the Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association (LOWDSA) invite you to participate in Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) upcoming public consultations on developing potential measures to control phosphorus entering Lake of the Woods.  ECCC will be sharing its key findings and wants to hear your feedback to help confirm proposed lake ecosystem objectives and identify which phosphorus reduction option(s) are supported by the community to meet those objectives.

 

Take part in an online webinar meeting & town hall discussion, organized by the Foundation (LOWWSF) in partnership with the Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association (LOWDSA) to connect you directly to the Lake of the Woods policy team at ECCC. 

Topic: Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Policy: Proposed Ecosystem Objectives and Potential Phosphorus Reduction Scenarios to reduce harmful algae in Lake of the Woods.

Registration in Advance: is required, using the links below.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Webinar dates  & Registration links:

Please join us for an opportunity to engage directly with the team responsible for Lake of the Woods at ECCC. 


PS ECCC site2 640A Lake of the Woods public engagement "portal" website was launched February 23 by Environment and Climate Change Canada.  The site is a central location for engaging with the public on the development of proposed Lake Ecosystem Objectives and potential measures to control phosphorus for Lake of the Woods to address harmful and nuisance algae blooms, and improve the health of the lake.

A factsheet on the proposals and other resources are available at the ECCC Lake of the  Woods engagement site along with a variety of ways for the public to provide feedback. 


Share your views with Environment and Climate Change Canada on its proposed phosphorus reduction scenarios to help manage algae blooms in Lake of the Woods. This is your chance to have your say!  

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is now taking the next step towards developing a plan for Lake of the Woods water quality and wants your input and advice.  This is your chance to get involved and tell them what you think! 

ECCC launced a public engagement to involve you and seek your input to inform decisions about potential establishment of Canadian phosphorus targets for Lake of the Woods. To support this, ECCC:

For years, our Foundation have urged Canada to commit to a plan for Lake of the Woods water quality – a plan that sets objectives and has measurable targets for phosphorus to combat harmful algae blooms.  Canadian federal science has been completed.  Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is now taking the next step towards developing a plan and wants your input and advice.  This is your chance to tell them what you think!   We urge you to get involved!

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