The Experimental Lakes Area is the place for high-impact science. It is unlike any other facility for its ability to answer the big and pressing questions.

Dr. Karen Kidd, Canada Research Chair, Canadian Rivers Institute and University of New Brunswick


Media Inquiries

If you are a journalist or reporter with media inquiries and would like to speak to one of IISD-ELA’s experts for a story, contact Sumeep Bath, Communications Manager at [email protected] or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 740.


Photos found on this website are not for general use. If you would like to request access to IISD-ELA photos or if you have an query regarding copyright please contact Kathy Clark, Publishing Manager at [email protected] or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 743.

Research Inquiries

For questions about research currently being conducted at IISD-ELA, or if you would like to discuss potential research topics for the site, contact Vince Palace, Head Research Scientist at [email protected].

Education and Outreach Inquiries

If you have any questions about the educational opportunities at IISD-ELA, contact Pauline Gerrard, Deputy Director at [email protected].

Giving and Partnerships Inquiries

To learn more about how you can build the future of the world’s freshwater laboratory, contact Erin Bend Senior Officer, Philanthropy at [email protected]

General Inquiries

For general inquiries, please contact [email protected]. Regarding site access, contact Roger Mollot, Operations Manager at [email protected] or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 735.

Winnipeg office:

IISD Experimental Lakes Area

111 Lombard Ave., Suite 325

Winnipeg, MB

R3B 0T4


Kenora PO box:

IISD Experimental Lakes Area

PO Box 1950

Kenora, ON

P9N 3X8