The “Kischi Sipi Namao Committee”
(KSNC) was established in 2013 and is a
partnership committed to protecting and
enhancing Lake Sturgeon populations in
the Lower Nelson River.
Conserving sturgeon for future generations.
of Lake Sturgeon in the 1900’s
drastically reduced populations
in the Nelson River.
Construction and operation of
hydroelectric dams has altered or
destroyed key sturgeon habitats.
Sturgeon are slow to mature and
need access to a variety of habitats
to complete their life cycle.