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 […]

Excitement is mounting for #WaterDataHub2017!

The #WaterDataHub2017 conference continues to build momentum as final edits are made to the agenda, speakers are confirmed, and travel plans are made to Invermere for the end of November. Over the last week, excitement mounted thanks to scheduled radio […]


CRACKING THE CODE (IN 3-D)  An Open Source Data Dialogue Towards a Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Framework Wed, Nov 29, 2017, 8:30 AM – Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 4:30 PM MST Copper Point Resort in Invermere, B.C. Click here for […]

Guest Blog: WWF Canada – Volunteers Shimmy and Shuffle in the River for Science

WWF – Canada SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 Four volunteers became citizen scientists on the picturesque shore of the Ottawa River by donning hip-waders and gloves before kicking up the surface of the water to collect benthic invertebrates (bugs!). Led by Living […]

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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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