Jacob Seguin, Ocean Phillips & Justin Simard preparing a net as part of the co-led Learning from Lake Sturgeon project., WCS Canada / Moose Cree First Nation
Jacob Seguin, Ocean Phillips & Justin Simard preparing a net as part of the co-led Learning from Lake Sturgeon project. © WCS Canada / Moose Cree First Nation

Learning from Lake Sturgeon

Big fish need healthy rivers.

Learning from Lake Sturgeon project is a co-created effort to learn more about river ecosystems through scientific research and First Nations perspectives.

Resources


Stories and op-eds

New insights into an ancient fish
2024-05-09

New insights into an ancient fish

Known as namew in Ililîmowin (the Moose Cree dialect), lake sturgeon in English: these are the largest freshwater fish in Canada.
Claire Farrell
Connecting with Rivers: Reflections from Moose Cree Youth Ocean Skye Phillips
2023-09-19

Connecting with Rivers: Reflections from Moose Cree Youth Ocean Skye Phillips

My name is Ocean Phillips. I’m a 20-year-old Moose Cree youth, living in Kapuskasing Ontario.
Learning from the biggest and smallest animals in the river
2022-08-19

Learning from the biggest and smallest animals in the river

Some of the smallest animals in the river can tell us a lot about the health of the river.

Press releases

Lake Sturgeon in deeper trouble than previously thought
2022-12-15

Lake Sturgeon in deeper trouble than previously thought

Northern Ontario is one of the last strongholds for a species now considered endangered worldwide.