Learn to monitor stream health: CABIN training in Nelson, July 17-18

We all want healthy streams. Streams are living systems that affect the water we drink, the food we eat, the well-being of fish and wildlife, and the economy through fishing and other outdoor recreation. Assessing the health of a stream […]

May 2018 News Stream

What a Decade of Water Action means for Living Lakes Canada

By Living Lakes Canada Stewardship Coordinator Raegan Mallinson In 2016, the United Nations and World Bank Group convened a High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) to provide leadership in tackling one of the world’s most pressing challenges – an approaching […]

Join us for a Groundwater Workshop at Wings 2018

What is groundwater and why do we monitor it? Discover why groundwater monitoring is vital to community planning in the face of climate change in this Wings Over the Rockies workshop. Groundwater, one of our most important yet least known […]

Featured Project

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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