Alberta watershed group shares CABIN training experience

Guest Blog submitted by the Ghost Watershed CABIN Team Have to say, we thoroughly enjoyed the recent CABIN workshop in Canmore, Alberta this summer and are happy to share some highlights from our team members. Our team was made up […]

Breakthrough discussions at Columbia River Treaty conference

Over the weekend of September 12-14, 2019, Living Lakes Canada (LLC) attended the Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference in Kimberley, BC. The conference focused on bringing together a multitude of First Nations and Tribes, stakeholders, government, academia, non-profit, scientists and community […]

Join our team! We are hiring an Administrative Director

  Administrative Director Position Description Living Lakes Canada is seeking a passionate, creative, and driven Administrative Director to join our team. This is a 0.5 Full Time Equivalent (20 hours per week) contract, with the possibility to increase hours.  Location: […]

A Passion Project: Community-Based Water-Monitoring meets eDNA

Submitted by Alexander Elliot, Canadian Conservation Corps Volunteer It was mid-July in Canmore and I found myself knee-deep in a stream vigorously kicking my feet in an attempt to dislodge bugs from their aquatic homes. Since having completed school, I […]

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CABIN, STREAM & DNA metabarcoding

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is an emerging tool for monitoring present biodiversity. It uses gene sequencing linked to DNA/RNA barcode libraries to allow for faster, more complete profile of biodiversity content from very small samples. Internationally, countries like Australia, the EU […]


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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