August 2017 News Stream

Nelson Field Practicum – Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN)

Do you want to conduct freshwater benthic invertebrate monitoring and assessment to test the water quality on streams near you? Living Lakes Canada is hosting a Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network Field Practicum in Nelson, BC September 13 and 14. Join […]

Kootenay Conservation Program features LLC ED Kat Hartwig

The Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP) is responding by helping our partners to protect clean water, preserve important wildlife habitat, and steward the land to allow for healthy, functioning ecosystems.  KCP’s collaborative approach builds the capacity of our partners and can […]


On June 22nd, over 160 water professionals came together to celebrate innovators and influencers in the water sector at the Water’s Next Awards Gala—part of the 8th annual Canadian Water Summit in Toronto. Water Canada editor, Katherine Balpataky said that ”This year, […]

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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