December 2017 News Stream

Water Data Hub Dialogue exceeds all expectations

On November 29 & 30, residents, guests and water experts gathered in Invermere, B.C. to discuss current water monitoring initiatives and water data storage hubs used in B.C., Canada and in the USA, and what the next steps are towards […]

Living Lakes Canada’s Stewardship Lead in Colombia sharing community-based water monitoring experiences

A Colombian national forum was held in the city of Pereira from November 14-16, 2017 with the participation of 50 watershed keepers from across the country, and Living Lakes Canada’s Raegan Mallinson attended and presented at the conference. The conference […]

Guest Blog: Counting down the days to the Water Data Hub

CBWN — I can hardly wait for the #WaterDataHub2017 in Invermere. I believe that this conference will prepare the ground for us to leap ahead as a region. In my role as Senior Manager of the Columbia Basin Watershed Network […]

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 […]


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