In the News

Our dedicated team works hard to normalize a water stewardship ethic.

Below you’ll find recognition of this effort across a variety of media and news sources. This list is updated on an ongoing basis.
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Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge winners named
Sept. 2, 2021 - EKNOW.ca

Example of media that picked up the press release announcing winners of the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge, part of Living Lakes Canada’s National Lake Blitz.

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Revelstoke photo wins prize in Canada-wide contest
Sept. 2, 2021 - Revelstoke Review

Example of media that picked up the press release announcing winners of the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge, part of Living Lakes Canada’s National Lake Blitz.

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Slocan photographer earns 'Most Impactful' award in Canada-wide Lake Biodiversity photo challenge
Sept. 1, 2021 - The Nelson Daily

Example of media that picked up the press release announcing winners of the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge, part of Living Lakes Canada’s National Lake Blitz.

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Healthier watersheds, wetlands for a stronger future
Aug. 31, 2021 - BC Gov News

During the past six months, more than 60 Healthy Watersheds Initiative projects have been launched at more than 200 sites around the province. The Living Lakes Canada project includes 25 people focused on environmental monitoring and collecting data in areas of the Columbia Basin.

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Teaching citizen scientists to hunt for ‘canary in the coal mine’ in Alberta’s rivers
Aug. 7, 2021 - The Narwhal

In the face of ‘data deficiencies,’ training helps communities take water monitoring into their own hands — one bug at a time.

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Major survey of shorelines about to begin on Kootenay, Slocan lakes
Aug. 1, 2021 - The Nelson Star

Living Lakes Canada is halfway through a four-year agreement with the federal department of Fisheries and Oceans to review and revise the FIMP methodology, and map (or re-map) six-to-eight lakes in the Columbia Basin. The goal is to assess the rate of change in ecological and urban development along the land-water interface.

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Kootenay Watershed Science – Building Knowledge To Ensure Climate Change Readiness
July 8, 2021 - Solinst

Detailed water monitoring and planning are required to ensure that communities relying on surface water resources are protected from future climate change impacts.

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Watershed Wanderings: Foreshore Integrated Management Planning
June 22, 2021 - Columbia Valley Pioneer

In 2020 the Lake Windermere Ambassadors partnered with Living Lakes Canada to conduct a Foreshore Integrated Management Planning Project on Lake Windermere to examine changes that have occurred to the shorelines.

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Help your cottage lake: Join the Living Lakes Blitz
June 19, 2021 - Cottage Life

In response to an ongoing need to normalize water stewardship throughout the country to raise water awareness, Living Lakes Canada created an annual National Lake Blitz event for all Canadians to take part in.

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Monitoring Small Watersheds is Vital to Community Safety and Water Sustainability
June 16, 2021 - Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine

The Living Lakes Canada program Kootenay Watershed Science uses a combination of professional hydrologists and volunteer citizen scientists to collect data and maintain the monitoring program.

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Faces & Places: Kyle Prince
June 1, 2021 - Kootenay Conservation Program

A professional biologist with Living Lakes Canada, Kyle Prince is passionate about enhancing people’s understanding of the natural environment, a passion he’s cultivated throughout his life having grown up in a family that prioritized the outdoors.

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COVID-19: One Year Later (p14-15)
May/June 2021 - Water Canada Magazine

Water Canada reached out to leaders in the Canadian water industry and asked them the following question: How do you think the Canadian water industry fared in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Building the Blue Economy (p18-19)
May/June 2021 - Water Canada Magazine

“Braun added the important role that organizations like Living Lakes Canada, among others, play in supporting integrated watershed management.”

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Healthy Water, Healthy Communities: Clean water is essential for all
May 2021 - Lush

Recognizing that fresh water is vital to its operations, Lush partnered with experts in the freshwater movement to identify four areas of focus to direct Charity Pot grants and awarded Living Lakes Canada funding for water monitoring work.

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A Shining Example of Collaboration in British Columbia
March 2, 2021 - Waterbucket eNews

Based in the Columbia Basin region of British Columbia, Living Lakes Canada helps local governments by building grass-roots capacity to tackle local climate impacts through community-based water monitoring (CBWM).