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Flathead River Biomonitoring Program

The Flathead River Biomonitoring Program has collected water quality and benthic invertebrate data in five tributaries in the Canadian Flathead River watershed between 2013 and 2017. This project aims to understand the impacts of timber harvest on benthic invertebrate species’ […]

Kootenay Lake Partnership

Fisheries and Oceans Canada completed a Foreshore Inventory and Mapping project on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake in 2004, and again in 2008. Within that timeframe the level of impact increased, amount of land designated as urban residential increased, […]

Columbia Basin Water Data Hub and Framework

In November 2017, Living Lakes Canada co-hosted the Cracking the Code in 3D: Water Data Hub and Monitoring Framework conference to envision a Water Monitoring Framework for the Columbia Basin that would coordinate water data collection and applied decision making, […]

Brilliant Headpond Stewardship Collaborative

For the past 74 years, the Brilliant Headpond has been managed for hydro-electric generation purposes and has been referred to as an industrial commodity. The priority has been maximizing economic revenue while providing an energy source for residents and industry. […]

CABIN & Indigenous Knowledge

Living Lakes Canada learns from experience in the field with First Nation communities and with mentoring from Canada’s top water scientists. We develop and deliver successful citizen science, community-based water monitoring initiatives, and are the one of the only Canadian […]

CABIN & Environmental DNA

Living Lakes Canada and partners, including Environment and Climate Change Canada, University of Guelph and WWF-Canada, are field testing the use of Environmental DNA (eDNA) for benthic invertebrates. eDNA is an emerging tool for monitoring present biodiversity. It uses gene […]

Flathead River Biomonitoring Program

The Flathead River Biomonitoring Program has collected water quality and benthic invertebrate data in five tributaries in the Canadian Flathead River watershed between 2013 and 2017. This project aims to understand the impacts of timber harvest on benthic invertebrate species’ […]

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!ant to start monitoring in your watershed? Living Lakes Canada offers water monitoring training workshops for streams, lakes and groundwater. We offer participants certification in provincial and federal standardized protocols such as the Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN). We provide leadership support for communities setting up water monitoring programs. To inquire about training and community-based water monitoring programs contact us today.

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