August 2021

Westport Review Mirror Profiles RLEF Grant Projects

We Made the Front Page! We’re thrilled that the Westport Review Mirror has profiled three RLEF-Funded Research Projects in their August 19th issue. It’s great that the science that helps us to understand our environment is being featured in our local press. We’re also very pleased that the work of our small not-for-profit is being brought to the attention of our community. If you would like to support future Research Projects on the Rideau Lakes, please donate online in support… Read More »Westport Review Mirror Profiles RLEF Grant Projects

Work Underway: RLEF Small Grants

This summer, RLEF is funding three research projects to build our understanding of the Rideau Lakes environment. Research is being conducted by groups at CarletonUniversity in Ottawa, and Queen’s University in Kingston, strengthening links between local institutions and our local environment. At Carleton, Dr. Steven Cooke is leading an examination of the Broader Biodiversity Benefits of Fishing Sanctuaries. His past studies have shown that fish communities in the sanctuaries are more diverse and abundant than those in similar areas outside… Read More »Work Underway: RLEF Small Grants