Water monitoring technology: our involvement in the FlowH20 pilot project

  The following is an excerpt from our recently published information handout about the Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Collaborative and associated Columbia Basin Water Hub.    FlowH2O Pilot Project Living Lakes Canada is a partner in FlowH2O, a Fresh Water […]

Join our Team! We are hiring a Director of Fundraising and Operations!

  Director of Fundraising and Operations Living Lakes Canada is seeking a full-time Director of Fundraising and Operations to join our growing team who are all incredibly dedicated and passionate about all things water! Location: The applicant can be based […]

STREAM program paused, closed CABIN trainings continue

Due to the current and evolving COVID-19 situation, Environment and Climate Change Canada, in cooperation with the Canadian Rivers Institute, has suspended the CABIN training program for 2020 (both online and field).  Living Lakes Canada has been working closely with the STREAM team to develop appropriate social distancing […]

STREAM: Frequently Asked Questions

STREAM (Sequencing the Rivers for Environmental Assessment and Monitoring: www.stream-dna.com) is a community-based project that involves the collection of benthic macroinvertebrates from rivers across Canada to generate a better understanding of the health of river systems. STREAM is a collaboration between 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 […]


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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