CABIN training session with Friends of Kootenay Lake in Nelson, BC

Author: Kyle Prince, Living Lakes Canada Program Coordinator On July 29th and 30th, Living Lakes Canada (LLC) staff were able to successfully deliver a biomonitoring protocol training session to the Friends of Kootenay Lakes Stewardship Society (FOKLSS) volunteers in Nelson, […]

Method Calibration by the FIMP Program Team

August 19 - 19 2020

THIS EVENT IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. The FIMP Program Team is heading out with several Lake Windermere Ambassadors (LWA) members on Wed Aug 19, 2020 on Lake Windermere to calibrate some of the updated Foreshore Inventory and Mapping (FIM) methods. […]

Groundwater level monitoring now underway in three new Volunteer Observation Wells

July has been a very busy month for the Columbia Basin Groundwater Monitoring Program. Groundwater level monitoring equipment has been installed in wells in Canal Flats, north of Skookumchuk, and south of Silverton.  Many thanks to the well owners for […]

Lake Appreciation Month reflections

This year, the Province of BC joined Ontario and 11 U.S. states in proclaiming July as Lakes Appreciation Month to recognize the importance of protecting the health of lakes.  According to the World Atlas website, BC has over 20,000 lakes […]

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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 […]


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