Sqwá First Nations Water Quality Monitoring Training

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August 15, 2023 at 9:00 am to August 17, 2023 at 4:00 pm (America/Vancouver)
Invite Only
Chilliwack, BC

Living Lakes Canada is excited to collaborate with British Columbia Lakes Stewardship Society to deliver a 3-day training on how to evaluate freshwater health to Sqwá First Nations youth and community members.

At the end of the 3 day course, the participants will: 

  • understand freshwater ecosystems and water stewardship
  • be able to use monitoring equipment for stream-slough monitoring and be able to execute water samples for steam-slough monitoring following BC protocols.
  • understand the safety aspects of monitoring.
  • understand the principles of data collection and data management.
  • have an overview of career opportunities in the water sector.
  • understand the indigenous perspective around water and water monitoring.

Interested Sqwá community members can register to participate in the event here.

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