Cloud Lake Demonstration Event (Aug. 21 from 2-4pm at Public Boat Launch)
Posted on: August 19, 2015
Water sample with algae from Cloud Lake
Dr. Rob Stewart of Lakehead University holding a water sample collected on Cloud Lake. Algal blooms remain a concern on the lake. (Image: Samuel Pegg, 21 July 2015)

In recent years, user groups and resource managers have noticed a decline in the ecosystem conditions of Cloud Lake (an inland lake located about 40km southwest of Thunder Bay). In order to better define and understand environmental factors which may be affecting the watershed Lakehead University has agreed to collected baseline data this summer.

On Friday, August 21 from 2-4 p.m. researchers from Lakehead University will be at the Cloud Lake pubic boat launch demonstrating the various methods and procedures being used to collect water and fish quality data. Residents and campers alike are invited to participate in this event. If you have any questions about the research feel free to ask any of the on-site representatives  or direct enquiries to Dr. Rob Stewart, Department of Geography and the Environment, Lakehead University (link to his faculty profile). Cloud Lake Research is supported by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the North Shore Steelhead Association, Superior Streams and Lakehead University.

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