BURNT LAKE PROJECT
Selkirk - interlake MP James Bezan in Lundar on July 15 th to announce a $ 19.000 contribution be the federal government for a fish ladder project initiated by the West Interlake Watershed Conservation District (WIWCD). The fish ladder will be installed as part of the Burnt Lake Drain within the RM of Coldwell.
BURNT LAKE (more pictures)
The landscape is flat to gently undulating, dotted with different size water bodies or ‘potholes’. Tributaries, creeks and channels flow west through these numerous wetlands and sloughs on their way to Lake Manitoba. Agriculture, hay and ranch lands are the dominant land use in the WIWCD with many landowners having livestock operations.