October 2020 News Stream

Pre-restoration monitoring in the Columbia Headwaters

Living Lakes Canada spent time in B.C.’s Columbia Valley (East Kootenay) the first week of October assisting a Shuswap Indian Band project that’s being done in collaboration with the Columbia Wetlands Stewardship Partners (CWSP) thanks to a DFO funding contribution […]

A water monitoring framework for the Upper (Canadian) Columbia Basin

Living in a changing climate poses many difficulties. One of the most pressing issues arises around water: its quality, and its availability. Water monitoring within a standardized framework is necessary to collect this data, and there has been a documented […]

Long-term data for water decision making

Submitted by Paul Saso, NKLWMP hydrologist The North Kootenay Lake Water Monitoring Project (NKLWMP) has recently completed another freshet and summer monitoring season at seven streamflow sites and three climate stations. With some of our stations records now stretching back […]

Featured Project

Foreshore Inventory Mapping in the Columbia Basin

Foreshore Integrated Management Planning (FIMP — also known as Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping or SHIM) is a methodology developed in partnership with Fisheries and Ocean Canada in 2004. It maps shoreline habitats, assesses habitat value and establishes Shoreline Development Guidelines to […]

Projects

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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