Water monitoring helping predict watershed behaviour in a changing climate

Submitted by Chris Hiebert, North Kootenay Lake Water Monitoring Project The North Kootenay Lake Water Monitoring Project (NKLWMP) is working to improve understanding and prediction of how small- and medium-sized watersheds are going to behave in a changing climate, especially in […]

Living Lakes Canada co-hosts CBWM Roundtable in Ottawa

On November 27 and 28, 2018 Living Lakes Canada in partnership with The Gordon Foundation and the World Wildlife Fund-Canada co-hosted a Roundtable gathering in Ottawa, ON. The goal of the Roundtable was to bring together Indigenous and non-Indigenous community […]

Experts collaborate on Columbia Basin Water Data Hub initiative

On November 20, 2019 in Cranbrook, B.C., Living Lakes Canada hosted an inaugural in-person Steering Committee meeting. Over 20 people attended this full-day meeting to brainstorm and share content from their expert backgrounds to help develop the Columbia Basin Water […]

Meet the Wild River Guardians

NOVEMBER 2, 2018 WWF- Canada, Heather Crochetiere The Liard River is one of Canada’s longest wild rivers, free flowing from headwaters in Yukon Territory through northern British Columbia all the way to its mouth at the Mackenzie River in the Northwest […]

Featured Project

Columbia Basin Community-Based Groundwater Monitoring Program

Living Lakes Canada has been leading a Community-Based Groundwater Monitoring Program in the Columbia Basin since 2013. Groundwater stewardship is central to community water sustainability. Groundwater helps maintain water levels in rivers and lakes, which is vital for human use […]

Projects

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.