Backgrounder: 14th Annual Living Lakes Conference in China

Members of Living Lakes Canada from Wildsight and the Lake Winnipeg Foundation represented Canada at the 14th Living Lakes Conference in Nanchang, China.  Kat Hartwig of Invermere, BC and Alex and Catherine Salki of Winnipeg, Manitoba were invited to present […]

14th Annual Living Lakes Conference in Nanchang China: Challenges and Reflections

This past November, I represented Living Lakes Canada and Wildsight at the 14th annual Living Lakes Conference in Nanchang, China. I was invited, along with Alex and Catherine Salki of Living Lakes Canada member organization, the Lake Winnipeg Foundation, to […]

Mount Polley Mine Disaster Raises Questions for Citizens of BC

It’s been over three months since the Mount Polley mine disaster. Distant summer memories of snapshots show mountains of toxic tailings debris coating the once pristine Hazeltine and Cariboo Creek beds. Images of a grey plume of necrosis, entering the […]

Job Posting: Lac La Biche Stewardship Coordinator

Purpose and General Description The Stewards of the Lac La Biche Watershed are an emerging community-based water stewardship group working in the Athabasca region of Alberta. Stewards of the Lac La Biche Watershed have a vision of an ecologically healthy […]

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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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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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