In the News

Here you’ll find recognition of our efforts across a variety of media and news sources. This list is updated on an ongoing basis.

2022 MEDIA

Elk River Community Information Session Dec. 8
Nov. 26, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
Kootenay Lake losing foreshore to development
Nov. 18, 2022 - Penticton Herald
Tightening Kootenay Lake shoreline regulations examined at info sessions (pg. 3)
Nov. 17, 2022 - The Valley Voice
B.C.’s iconic Kokanee Glacier is melting and it can’t be saved
Nov. 17, 2022 - Lake Country Calendar
Kokanee Glacier can’t be saved
Nov. 17, 2022 - Nelson Star
iTrackDNA: Our Biosphere Revealed
Nov. 2, 2022 - iTrackDNA
An Update on the Collaborative Monitoring Initiative
Nov. 1, 2022 - POLIS Water Project
Behold the Kootenay’s majestic ‘Ben Hur’
Oct. 31, 2022 - Nelson Star
Behold the Kootenay’s majestic ‘Ben Hur’
Oct. 31, 2022 - Boundary Creek Times
Local experts call for more West Kootenay data to adapt to climate change
Oct. 24, 2022 - Castlegar News
Local experts call for more West Kootenay data to adapt to climate change
Oct. 24, 2022 - Nelson Star
Local data needed for local climate action (pg. 17)
Oct. 20, 2022 - The Valley Voice
Local experts call for more data to adapt to climate change
Oct. 20, 2022 - Yahoo News Canada
Local experts call for more data to adapt to climate change
Oct. 20, 2022 - Penticton Herald
Indigenous interns graduate from drinking water internship program
Oct. 13, 2022 - Penticton Herald
Indigenous interns graduate from drinking water internship program
Oct. 13, 2022 - The Columbia Valley Pioneer
Different ways the public participate in scientific research: Monitoring the health of streams with community-collected bugs
Oct. 12, 2022 - Canadian Science Publishing
Feds must keep promises on water
Oct. 12, 2022 - The Hill Times
Mountain-Top Moments: Girls* On Ice
Sept. 28, 2022 - Wildsight
Climate Change and Watershed Security presentation to be held on Sept. 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 26, 2022 - The Columbia Valley Pioneer
Youth Climate Corps Opens Eye to Conservation Careers
Sept. 15, 2022 - Wildsight
Nowell Berg seeks Area E directorship
Sept. 14, 2022 - Kimberley Bulletin
Nowell Berg seeks Area E Director seat
Sept. 12, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
National photo competition includes Lac La Biche winner
Sept. 11, 2022 - LakelandToday.ca
High-elevation lake monitoring in Kokanee Glacier Park (pg. 27)
Sept. 8, 2022 - Valley Voice
Monitoring climate change underway in Kokanee Glacier Park
Sept. 5, 2022 - Trail Times
Three more lakes surveyed in Columbia Basin
Sept. 3, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
High elevation monitoring kicks off in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park
Aug 30, 2022 - The Trail Champion
A New Kind of Liquid Biopsy
Aug. 30, 2022 - 3BL CSRwire
High elevation monitoring kicks off in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park
Aug. 30, 2022 - The Nelson Daily
High elevation monitoring kicks off in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park
Aug. 30, 2022 - Yahoo Sports
A New Kind of Liquid Biopsy
Aug 29, 2022 - Yahoo Finance
Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge winners announced
Aug. 28, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
Public invited to Girls on Ice Science presentation
Aug. 26, 2022 - The Nelson Daily
Public invited to Girls on Ice Science presentation
Aug. 26, 2022 - The Trail Champion
Girls* On Ice Science Presentation
Aug 26, 2022 - Wildsight
Photo of Burnaby's Deer Lake wins national contest — in the kids category
Aug. 26, 2022 - Burnaby Now
A New Kind of Liquid Biopsy
Aug. 24, 2022 - Illumina News Center
Celebrating the success of the Kootenay Lake Local Conservation Fund
Aug. 24, 2022 - Creston Valley Advance
Engagement and learning at the headwaters of the Columbia River
Aug 4, 2022 - Eminetra Canada
Columbia River salmon data now available on Pacific Salmon Explorer
Aug. 4, 2022 - The Columbia Valley Pioneer
Engagement and learning at the headwaters of the Columbia River
Aug. 4, 2022 - Kimberley Bulletin
Engagement and learning at the Columbia River headwaters
Aug. 2, 2022 - EKNOW.ca
Regulations to protect Kootenay Lake shoreline not working, report says
July 28, 2022 - Yahoo News Canada
New plan will prevent loss of Kootenay Lake shoreline
July 27, 2022 - Nelson Star
Show appreciation for Canadian lakes via photo challenge
July 22, 2022 - The Columbia Valley Pioneer
New review attempting to reverse loss of Kootenay Lake natural shoreline
July 21, 2022 - Yahoo News Canada
New review attempting to reverse loss of Kootenay Lake natural shoreline
July 21, 2022 - The Nelson Daily
Love Your Lake
July 19, 2022 - Yahoo News Canada
Love Your Lake: Show appreciation for lakes with Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
July 19, 2022 - Jasper Fitzhugh
Upper Nicola Band assists in the update of foreshore program
July 13, 2022 - Merritt Herald
Water briefs: Mussel inspection program sidelines 5 B.C.-bound watercraft
July 11, 2022 - Penticton Western News
Water briefs: Mussel inspection program sidelines 5 B.C.-bound watercraft
July 11, 2022 - Vernon Morning Star
Show your lake love, enter Living Lakes Canada photo challenge
July 10, 2022 - Newmarket Today
Show your appreciation of Canada’s lakes: snap a pic and vote
July 10, 2022 - The Nelson Daily
Show your lake love, enter Living Lakes Canada photo challenge
July 10, 2022 - Bradford Today
Show your appreciation of Canada’s lakes
July 2, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
Show your appreciation of Canada’s lakes: snap a pic and vote
July 1, 2022 - Castanet
Listening to our Indigenous Elders, their wisdom and concerns
June 30, 2022 - The Columbia Valley Pioneer
Much of Slocan Lake shoreline still pristine, second survey finds (pg.26)
June 30, 2022 - The Valley Voice
Help us with some citizen science on your next trip to Kokanee Glacier Cabin
June 28, 2022 - Alpine Club of Canada
Columbia Lake foreshore survey report now available
June 23, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
Volunteers needed to help protect Kootenay Lake from aquatic invasive species
June 10, 2022 - Creston Valley Advance
ʔaq̓am and Kimberley youth learn water monitoring and awareness
May 25, 2022 - Kimberley Bulletin
Local youth learn water monitoring and awareness
May 24, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
Volunteers needed to help protect Kootenay Lake from Aquatic Invasive Species
May 23, 2022 - The Nelson Daily
Pacific Salmon Explorer adds Columbia River
May 12, 2022 - The Columbia Valley Pioneer
Show your lake love by entering biodiversity photo contest
May 12, 2022 - Newmarket Today
Is Nipissing your favourite lake? Submissions open for 2nd annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
May 8, 2022 - Bay Today
Kat Hartwig 2022 Ellen Zimmerman Award recipient
May 8, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
Love Lake Couchiching? This photo challenge may be for you
May 7, 2022 - Orillia Matters
Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge back for another year
May 6, 2022 - Midland Today
Kat Hartwig selected as Ellen Zimmerman Award recipient
May 5, 2022 - The Golden Star
Rossland City Council Meeting, May 2, 2022
May 3, 2022 - The Rossland Telegraph
Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge back for another year
May 3, 2022 - Collingwood Today
Prizes up for grabs for best photos of Canada's lakes
May 2, 2022 - Castanet
Join the second annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
May 2, 2022 - E-KNOW.ca
Join the 2nd Annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
May 2, 2022 - The Castlegar Source
B.C. Government investment in watershed security offers hope (pg. 13)
Apr. 28, 2022 - Columbia Valley Pioneer
BC Government invests in Living Lakes Canada water monitoring projects
Apr. 26, 2022 - 102.9 Rewind Radio
Ellen Zimmerman Award 2022: Kat Hartwig
Apr. 26, 2022 - Wildsight
Registration begins for national lake monitoring this summer
Apr. 26, 2022 - Medicine Hat News
Registration begins for national lake monitoring this summer
Apr. 26, 2022 - Lethbridge Herald
Columbia Basin to benefit from B.C. watershed security investment
Apr. 25, 2022 - My East Kootenay Now
B.C. investment in watershed security offers hope
Apr. 23, 2022 - EKNOW.ca
Province Invests $30 Million into Watershed Improvements and Restoration
Apr. 21, 2022 - CFNR Network
Watershed restoration creates a healthier future for B.C.
Apr. 21, 2022 - The Government of B.C.
Citizens invited to show their love for lakes
Apr. 18, 2022 - Midland Today
You can show your love for Canada's lakes by joining national blitz
Apr. 16, 2022 - Newmarket Today
Sign up for lake monitoring this summer so everyone can continue to Live Laugh Lake
Apr. 13, 2022 - The Boundary Sentinel
Sign up for lake monitoring this summer so everyone can continue to Live Laugh Lake
Apr. 13, 2022 - The Nelson Daily
Citizens invited to show their love for lakes by monitoring water temps
Apr. 13, 2022 - Collingwood Today
Sign up for lake monitoring this summer so everyone can continue to Live Laugh Lake
Apr. 13, 2022 - The Rossland Telegraph
Living Lakes Canada looking for volunteers to help monitor lakes
Apr. 12, 2022 - Castanet
Lake monitors needed this summer
Apr. 9, 2022 - EKNOW.ca
Eight Kootenay Lake conservation projects receive RDCK support
Mar. 2, 2022 - The Nelson Daily
RDCK sustainability committee approves projects for 2022
Feb. 25, 2022 - Toronto Star
RDCK sustainability committee approves projects for 2022
Feb. 24, 2022 - Yahoo Sports
RDCK sustainability committee approves projects for 2022 (pg. 7), Securing our water in a low-to-no snow future (pg. 27)
Feb. 24, 2022 - The Valley Voice
Securing our water in a low-to-no snow future (pg. A2)
Feb. 24, 2022 - Nelson Star
Securing our water in a low-to-no snow future (pg. 13)
Feb. 24, 2022 - Columbia Valley Pioneer
Securing our water in a low-to-no snow future
Feb. 19, 2022 - EKNOW.ca
Faces and Places: Carol Luttmer
Jan. 10, 2022 - Kootenay Conservation Program
Our Changing Groundwater, The Need for Monitoring
Jan. 10, 2022 - Ground Water Canada

2021 MEDIA

Empowering communities to protect local watersheds
Dec. 26, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Empowering B.C. communities to protect their local watersheds
Dec. 21, 2021 - Nelson Star
Empowering B.C. communities to protect their local watersheds
Dec. 21, 2021 - Rossland News
Empowering B.C. communities to protect their local watersheds
Dec. 21, 2021 - Castlegar News
Empowering B.C. communities to protect their local watersheds
Dec. 19, 2021 - Castanet
Meadowbrook residents concerned about water supply
Dec. 15, 2021 - Kimberley Bulletin
Connecting youth, the climate crisis and water
Dec. 9, 2021 - The Columbia Valley Pioneer
LLC shares best practices with Myanmar groups
Dec. 6, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Connecting youth, the climate crisis and water
Dec. 2, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Connecting youth, the climate crisis and water
Nov. 28, 2021 - Fernie.com
Lake survey project aims to protect shorelines from climate, urban impacts
Nov. 9, 2021 - Creston Valley Advance
Lake survey project aims to protect shorelines from climate, urban impacts
Nov. 9, 2021 - Trail Times
North Coal Water Data secured through the Columbia Basin Water Hub
Nov. 4, 2021 - Fernie Free Press (pA24)
Show Me the Numbers: Inside Living Lakes Canada's Water Data Hub
Oct. 29, 2021 - Healthy Watersheds Initiative
New webinar series: Indigenous Water Relations within the Columbia Basin
Oct. 28, 2021 - The Star Vancouver
Indigenous Water Relations Within The Columbia Basin
Oct. 28, 2021 - Watersheds BC
New webinar series: Indigenous Water Relations within the Columbia Basin
Oct. 28, 2021 - Columbia Valley Pioneer
Columbia Basin Water Hub helps fill gaps in water knowledge
Oct. 26, 2021 - Trail Times
Columbia Basin Water Hub helps fill gaps in water knowledge
Oct. 26, 2021 - Creston Valley Advance
North Coal Water Data secured through the Columbia Basin Water Hub
Oct. 22, 2021 - Fernie Fix
Ktunaxa Nation among Columbia Basin-based First Nations invited to participate in a best practices webinar with regards to water
Oct. 22, 2021 - Rewind Radio News
New thinking required for our watershed management
Oct. 21, 2021 - Creston Valley Advance
New thinking required for our watershed management
Oct. 21, 2021 - Trail Times
Webinar series shares local First Nations water knowledge
Oct. 20, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
North Coal water data secured through Water Hub
Oct. 15, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Calls for Columbia Basin watershed monitoring
Oct. 5, 2021 - Trail Times
Experts calling for watershed monitoring in the Columbia Basin amid climate change concerns
Sept. 29, 2021 - Creston Valley Advance
Lake Blitz: Slocan Lake at night
Sept. 28, 2021 - Penticton Herald (p1 of print edition)
Access to information key for protecting RDCK water systems
Sept. 24, 2021 - Toronto Star
Living Lakes Canada shoreline survey of Slocan Lake in progress
Sept. 23, 2021 - The Valley Voice (p11)
Winners announced: Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
Sept. 22, 2021 - Columbia Valley Pioneer
Summer 2021 saw drop in groundwater levels in B.C.’s Columbia Basin
Sept. 20, 2021 - Groundwater Canada
Summer 2021 saw drop in groundwater levels in Basin
Sept. 17, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Water stewardship group: groundwater levels lower this year in Columbia Basin
Sept. 17, 2021 - Cranbrook Daily Townsman
Water stewardship group: groundwater levels lower this year in Columbia Basin
Sept. 17, 2021 - Trail Times
Water stewardship group: groundwater levels lower this year in Columbia Basin
Sept. 17, 2021 - Golden Star
Water stewardship group: groundwater levels lower this year in Columbia Basin
Sept. 17, 2021 - Castlegar News
Water stewardship group: groundwater levels lower this year in Columbia Basin
Sept. 17, 2021 - Nelson Star
Slocan Lake photo wins in Living Lakes Canada’s Photo Challenge
Sept. 9, 2021 - The Valley Voice (p13)
British Columbia lakes stand out in Canada-wide contest
Sept. 7, 2021 - Revelstoke Review
Revelstoke photo wins prize in Canada-wide contest
Sept. 2, 2021 - Revelstoke Review
Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge winners named
Sept. 2, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Slocan photographer earns 'Most Impactful' award in Canada-wide Lake Biodiversity photo challenge
Sept. 1, 2021 - The Nelson Daily
B.C. government launches watershed projects to protect wetlands
Aug. 31, 2021 - My East Kootenay Now
Healthier watersheds, wetlands for a stronger future
Aug. 31, 2021 - BC Gov News
Teaching citizen scientists to hunt for ‘canary in the coal mine’ in Alberta’s rivers
Aug. 7, 2021 - The Narwhal
Major survey of shorelines about to begin on Kootenay, Slocan lakes
Aug. 1, 2021 - The Nelson Star
Major survey of shorelines about to begin on Kootenay, Slocan lakes
Aug. 1, 2021 - Castlegar News
Snap some pics, raise awareness about our lakes
July 26, 2021 - Newmarket Today
Snap some pics, raise awareness about our lakes
July 26, 2021 - Barrie Today
Snap some pics, raise awareness about our lakes
July 26, 2021 - Collingwood Today
Snap some pics, raise awareness about our lakes
July 26, 2021 - Innisfil Today
Snap some pics, raise awareness about our lakes
July 24, 2021 - Bradford Today
Snap some pics, raise awareness about our lakes
July 24, 2021 - Orillia Matters
Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge ends July 31
July 21, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Less than two weeks left for the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
July 20, 2021 - Columbia Valley Pioneer
Kootenay Watershed Science – Building Knowledge To Ensure Climate Change Readiness
July 8, 2021 - Solinst
Living Lakes launches biodiversity photo challenge
June 25, 2021 - The Leduc Rep
Living Lakes launches biodiversity photo challenge
June 25, 2021 - The Grove Examiner
Living Lakes launches biodiversity photo challenge
June 25, 2021 - The Brantford Examiner
Living Lakes launches biodiversity photo challenge
June 25, 2021 - The Mayerthorpe Freelancer
Watershed Wanderings: Foreshore Integrated Management Planning
June 22, 2021 - Columbia Valley Pioneer
Help your cottage lake: Join the Living Lakes Blitz
June 19, 2021 - Cottage Life
Monitoring Small Watersheds is Vital to Community Safety and Water Sustainability
June 16, 2021 - Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine
Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge launched
June 16, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Join the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
June 15, 2021 - The Castlegar Source
Join the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
June 15, 2021 - The Rossland Telegraph
Join the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
June 25, 2021 - The Trail Champion
Join the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
June 15, 2021 - The Nelson Daily
Why Care About Water. A Webinar Series.
June 9, 2021 - Columbia Basin Trust
Living Lakes launches photo contest
June 6, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Mt. Begbie Brewing 25th anniversary edition raises funds for Living Lakes Canada
June 3, 2021 - Canadian Beer News
Faces & Places: Kyle Prince
June 1, 2021 - Kootenay Conservation Program
Building the Blue Economy
May/June 2021 - Water Canada Magazine (p18-19)
COVID-19: One Year Later
May/June 2021 - Water Canada Magazine (p14-15)
Healthy Water, Healthy Communities: Clean water is essential for all
May 2021 - Lush
Water Hub new home for Columbia Basin water data
March 24, 2021 - EKNOW.ca
Living Lakes Canada Launches Columbia Basin Water Hub
March 22, 2021 - Water Canada
$1 million for water monitoring in Columbia Basin
March 17, 2021 - Safe Drinking Water Foundation
$1 million for water monitoring in Columbia Basin
March 17, 2021 - Castlegar News
$1 million for water monitoring in Columbia Basin
March 17, 2021 - Fernie Free Press
$1 million for water monitoring in Columbia Basin
March 17, 2021 - Cranbrook Daily Townsman
$1 million for water monitoring in Columbia Basin
March 17, 2021 - Trail Times
Healthy rivers: Communities use DNA tool to keep tabs on freshwater quality
March 10, 2021 - Canadian Geographic
A Shining Example of Collaboration in British Columbia
March 2, 2021 - Waterbucket eNews
Living Lakes Blitz boosts Lake Stewardship
2021 - West Coast Traveller (p9)