OTTAWA, ON (October 6, 2014)— A delegation from Wildsight’s Living Lakes Canada team attended the Living Waters Rally held in Ottawa this week. The rally brought together 110 delegates representing recreational, indigenous, faith, philanthropic, environmental, business, academic and arts and […]
Waders on and bug sampling net in hand, I wander through the topaz blue, crystal clear water of the Flathead River. This river is a tributary of the Columbia River, flowing from its headwaters in southeastern British Columbia near the […]
A heavy grey fog hangs over the massive Athabasca River. Looking out the microbus window, my mind wanders to memories of last year’s tar sands Healing Walk. Apprehension and nostalgia mix, creating an unexpected anxiety about returning to this land […]
“I’ll have a triple-triple,” the man in line at the counter says. Considering the drive we’ve had, this doesn’t seem like a bad idea, although not one we’re used to hearing. Traversing the Rockies draws attention to the subtle and […]
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.