St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences
The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences coordinates research projects that are dedicated to issues such as water quality, water chemistry, freshwater toxicology, biodiversity, and food web dynamics. They perform a lot of their research on the St. Lawrence River and other freshwater ecosystems. The Institute offers hands-on workshops, internships, and work placements for students.
The River Institute was established in 1994 as a unique community partnership involving government, education, business and industry, and the Mohawks of Akwesasne. Its mandate is environmental research and education with a focus on the Great Lakes / St. Lawrence River ecosystem. It has earned an international reputation for its fresh water ecosystem research projects.
In 2013, the Institute launched a new Applied Research and Technical Services Branch.
The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences is located at 2 St. Lawrence Driveand can be reached at (613) 936-6620. You can also visit them online at: