A SHARED Future visits the Experimental Lakes Area

HEC Lab Director and A SHARED Future program lead, Heather Castleden, along with Principal Investigator Derek Kornelsen, and Undergraduate Trainee Elissa Bozhkov traveled to Winnipeg to meet A SHARED Future project partners Pauline Gerrard and Matt McCandless of the International Institute for Sustainable Development and travel to the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) to learn more about the work that is being completed there.

This trip presented an opportunity for the A SHARED Future team to continue to work with representatives from the ELA to build on synergies and research interests to further both the research program, and the ELA research objectives. In addition to discussions with the ELA, the A SHARED Future team met with members of Eagle Lake and Whitefish Bay First Nations, and were invited to sharing circle and feast with Elders and community members from the two First Nations. The HEC Lab and the entire A SHARED Future team would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to our gracious hosts for welcoming our team, and sharing your knowledge with us.