IISD-ELA in the News

IISD-ELA in the News | Ground Magazine | January 21, 2019

Research: Experimental lakes area

"The Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), a research station east of Kenora, Ontario, recently celebrated its 50th year of monitoring and manipulating lakes—50 years during which scientific and government focus has changed enough to imperil the research station and open exciting new directions."

IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | January 18, 2019

The lakes are frozen, but research is still being conducted at Experimental Lakes Area

"Dressed in a poorly fitting ‘onesie’ and rubber boots the trek out to Lake 239 – the lake adjacent to the poster child Lake 240 – was a quick one on a snowmobile. Lake 239 is a reference lake and needs to have samples drawn from the lake in the winter. Biologists Lee Hrenchuk and Ken Sandiland are part of the small group of scientists working at the ELA in the winter. They come out to draw samples twice in the winter, once in January and once in March."

IISD-ELA in the News | Dryden Now | January 10, 2019

An artist’s escape at Experimental Lakes Area

"The IISD - Experimental Lakes Area has an exciting opportunity for local artists, musicians, poets and more. The facility is now offering an Artist-in-Residence program, which offers artists the opportunity to spend time at the scientific facility, to take inspiration from the nature and work that surrounds it to create art of any kind."

IISD-ELA in the News | Country 105.3 | December 16, 2018

ELA Looking For Artists In Residence

"ELA Looking For Artists In Residence The Experimental Lakes Area between Kenora and Vermilion Bay is looking to branch out into the arts. The International Institute For Sustainable Development is launching an artist-in-residence program for the ELA."

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | December 10, 2018

Research area offers writerly residence

"Writers looking for a bit of inspiration will have a new opportunity available next year, when the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) begins a new artist-in-residence program at the Experimental Lakes Area east of Kenora, Ont."

IISD-ELA in the News | ON Nature | December 10, 2018

Life Beneath The Ice

“This is astonishing since half the world’s lakes periodically freeze, and most Canadian lakes are ice bound for a good portion of the year,” says Scott Higgins, an aquatic research scientist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), one of the world’s top freshwater research facilities, located east of Kenora