"IISD 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; Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health, McMaster University


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