Normalizing science-based water monitoring and stewardship is the driving force behind Living Lakes Canada’s water programs. Living Lakes Canada was one of the first NGOs in Canada certified by the federal government to train Indigenous and non-Indigenous community groups to […]
September 14 - 18 2020
THIS EVENT IS INVITE-ONLY. Living Lakes Canada will be hosting a CABIN field assistant certification in the Nechako watershed near Fort St. James in collaboration with the Binche Whut’en First Nation. The training is part of Living Lakes Canada’s STREAM […]
Author: Kyle Prince, Living Lakes Canada Program Coordinator In late July, Living Lakes Canada (LLC) staff Raegan Mallinson and Kyle Prince were out collecting water samples at select sites of interest, attempting to capture Environmental DNA (eDNA) for a number […]
September 1 - 2 2020
THIS EVENT IS INVITE-ONLY. Living Lakes Canada will be hosting a CABIN field assistant certification in the Crownest Pass in Coleman, Alberta. The training is part of Living Lakes Canada’s STREAM project which is a collaboration between the World Wildlife […]
Environmental DNA (eDNA) is an emerging tool for monitoring present biodiversity. It uses gene sequencing linked to DNA/RNA barcode libraries to allow for faster, more complete profile of biodiversity content from very small samples. Internationally, countries like Australia, the EU […]
Living Lakes Canada delivers programs in 4 core areas: watershed awareness and education; citizen science and stewardship; watershed restoration; and innovative policy approaches for governance, management, and planning. We are a collaboration of community organizations working to build capacity for the effective protection of Canada’s freshwater resources, by bridging the gap between science and action to foster a culture of normalizing water stewardship through citizen science.