Living with Us… Blue-Green Algae

Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria (“sigh-ano-bacteria”), are a type of plant-like bacteria that are very small and under normal conditions, can only be seen under a microscope. These bacteria are naturally present in our freshwater lakes and streams in low numbers, but can rapidly increase in population in warm, shallow, undisturbed surface water that … Read more

Water is Life

This piece is part of the Virtual Water Gallery, a project funded by the Global Water Futures program. Interlacing arts, science, and perspectives for explorations in indigenous water management This is an artistic collaboration between Mushkego (Cree) artist Patrick Cheechoo and Rebeka Ryvola, in partnership with the Matawa Water Futures research team, Sarah Cockerton, Laura … Read more