Research

RLEF supports research that build our knowledge of the lakes we all share.

If you have a project that you think we might be interested in, please contact us.

2022 Research Projects in Review

Understanding the lake is key to looking after it. So the RLEF has once again launched a Call for Participation for research exploring the environment of our lakes. Proposals are in, and the RLEF Board is now conducting their review. As they read, Board Members are assessing each proposal to ensure …

RLEF announces 2022 Grant Program

Rideau Lakes Environmental Foundation (RLEF) Call for Proposals. Small Grants for Scientific Research on and around the Rideau Lakes To develop our understanding of the science that underpins our environmental activities, the Rideau Lakes Environmental Foundation (RLEF) sponsors a new program of sma…

Water Quality Research Update at BRLA AGM

Dr. John Smol provided an update to the BRLA AGM on the progess and preliminary conclusions from his research on the lake environment funded partially by RLEF. Smol’s group is analyzing the composition of core samples taken from the lake beds of Big Rideau Lake, Upper Rideau Lake, and other la…

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 …

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 Car…

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