Jason Vanrobaeys

Lead, Agroecosystem Resilience

Lead the establishment of partnerships and networks for integrated water, soil, and biodiversity activities across the national network of Living Lab sites. Support efforts for Indigenous engagement and partnerships across the national network.

Current research and/or projects

  • Eastern Prairie Living Lab – Co-developement and evaluation of beneficial management practices for multiple objectives in collaboration with producers and various agri-environmental agenicies
  • Agricultural practices for Lake Winnipeg - Research, development, and transfer of knowledge for sustainable and climate change resilient agricultural management practices to mitigate nutrient runoff from agricultural landscapes in the Lake Winnipeg Basin
  • Riparian buffer design and management – Developing management recommendations and tools for effective buffer planning & implementation - optimizing services/benefits of buffers on agricultural landscapes
  • Vegetative filter strips - Evaluation of the influence of vegetation type and topography on phosphorous retention in vegetative filter strips in the Canadian Prairies
  • Bioreactors - Assessment of bioreactors for nutrient removal efficiency from tile drainage in cold climates

Education and awards

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Master of Science in Environment and Geography

Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information Systems

Key publications

  1. N/A

    2021 - View publication details

  2. Cordeiro, M.R.C., Vanrobaeys, J.A., Wilson, H.F. (2019). Long-term weather, streamflow, and water chemistry datasets for hydrological modelling applications at the upper La Salle River watershed in Manitoba, Canada, 6(1), 41-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gdj3.67

    2019 - View publication details

  3. Cordeiro, M.R.C., Wilson, H.F., Vanrobaeys, J., Pomeroy, J.W., Fang, X. (2017). Simulating cold-region hydrology in an intensively drained agricultural watershed in Manitoba, Canada, using the Cold Regions Hydrological Model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, [online] 21(7), 3483-3506. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-3483-2017

    2017 - View publication details

  4. Khakbazan, M., Huang, J., Moulin, A., Wilson, H., Vanrobaeys, J., Mohr, R. 2016. Watershed scale precision farming and soil conservation to enhance nutrient use efficiency and profitability. 71st Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference Managing Great River Landscapes Louisville

    2016 - View publication details

  5. Yang, Q., Leon, L.F., Booty, W.G., Wong, I.W., McCrimmon, C., Fong, P., Michiels, P., Vanrobaeys, J., Benoy, G. (2014). Land use change impacts on water quality in three lake Winnipeg watersheds. Journal of Environmental Quality, [online] 43(5), 1690-1701. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2013.06.0234

    2014 - View publication details

Research facility

Route 100, Unit 100-101
Morden, MB R6M 1Y5


  • Soil and Water Conservation Society
  • Canadian Water Resources Association
  • Manitoba Soil Science Society
  • International Red River Board – Water Quality Committee
  • International Joint Commission - International Red River Board Member