Mount Polley Mine Disaster Raises Questions for Citizens of BC

It’s been over three months since the Mount Polley mine disaster. Distant summer memories of snapshots show mountains of toxic tailings debris coating the once pristine Hazeltine and Cariboo Creek beds. Images of a grey plume of necrosis, entering the […]

Job Posting: Lac La Biche Stewardship Coordinator

Purpose and General Description The Stewards of the Lac La Biche Watershed are an emerging community-based water stewardship group working in the Athabasca region of Alberta. Stewards of the Lac La Biche Watershed have a vision of an ecologically healthy […]

Living Lakes Canada Team Attends Living Waters Rally in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON (October 6, 2014)— A delegation from Wildsight’s Living Lakes Canada team attended the Living Waters Rally held in Ottawa this week. The rally brought together 110 delegates representing recreational, indigenous, faith, philanthropic, environmental, business, academic and arts and […]

Report from the Field: Into the Wild Water of the Flathead

Waders on and bug sampling net in hand, I wander through the topaz blue, crystal clear water of the Flathead River. This river is a tributary of the Columbia River, flowing from its headwaters in southeastern British Columbia near the […]

Featured Project

STREAM & DNA metabarcoding

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 […]

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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.

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