We're Hiring!

Come join our fabulous summer outreach team! We're looking for two environmentally-minded and outgoing students to work with our community partners and help organize fun and educational freshwater activities in and around London, Ontario. View the job posting.

The year's worst toxic algae bloom hits Lake Erie

The algae bloom in the western end of Lake Erie has taken off over the last two weeks, just when we thought we had gotten off relatively easy this summer.

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Let's Create a Tidal Wave of Support for Lake Erie!


Kick off the unofficial last week of summer by showing your love for Lake Erie! Monday August 28th is #WeAreLakeErie day. Join us and our friends at Environmental Defence and Freshwater Future on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by sharing one of your personal Lake Erie stories or memories. Together, we will create an online tidal wave of support for Lake Erie!

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Algae forecast for 2017 Isn't Good


Today, NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) released its forecast for this summer's algae bloom in the western end of Lake Erie. Unfortunately, the news isn't good. The prediction is that "western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer, potentially reaching levels last seen in 2013 and 2014". The 2014 bloom was so toxic it shut down the drinking water supply for nearly 500,000 residents in Toledo, Ohio. On Pelee Island, it led to beach closures and a public health advisory to not use the lake water.

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Summer Event Coordinator in London

We're hiring a summer student in London. Are you a student with a passion for protecting our lakes and rivers? We're looking for a summer event coordinator! Know of any enthusiastic students looking for meaningful summer employment? Please share this job posting.

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