Lake Friendly – helping to protect our lakes, rivers, and streams

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 […]

Real Estate Foundation of BC awards ‘forward-thinking people and organizations’

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 […]

Lake Winnipeg Foundation Going Global

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. […]

Featured Project

Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Collaborative & Water Hub

The Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Collaborative (Monitoring Collaborative) is the current iteration of the Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Framework and Data Hub Initiative that got underway in November 2017 when Living Lakes Canada co-hosted the Cracking the Code in 3D: […]


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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