When the British Columbia government did a study to find out how many people were getting permits to build docks, dump sand for artificial beaches and put up lakeside retaining walls, it got some shocking results. On two dozen lakes […]
Enough fresh, clean water for our future depends on the choices we make today. It’s your choice – make it Lake Friendly! Thousands of products that we use everyday are flushed or rinsed down the drain and eventually end up […]
The Lake Windermere Project won a prestigious eco-award from the Real Estate Foundation of B.C. The Land Awards recognize “forward-thinking people and organizations – leaders in creating sustainable communities and making B.C. a better place to live.” The Lake Windermere […]
Bruce Smith, president of the Lake Winnipeg Foundation, says joining forces nationally and internationally to protect freshwater lakes fits the foundation’s over-arching mandate. The foundation was created in 2005 by a small group of people in the Village of Dunnottar. […]
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.