March 2019 News Stream

Nelson STREAM Training Practicum

June 12, 2019 8:00 am

STREAM (Sequencing the Rivers for Environmental Assessment and Monitoring) DNA, is a new community-based project which involves the collection of eDNA from rivers across Canada. STREAM is a collaboration between Living Lakes Canada (LLC) World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada, Environment […]

Living Lakes Canada team heading to Spain

On May 7-9, 2019 in Valencia, Spain, the global Living Lakes Network will mark its 20th anniversary with the 15th International Living Lakes Conference. The conference, titled the World Congress for Wetland and Lake Restoration, will be based on the theme […]

Executive Director interview in Water Canada Magazine

The recipient of two 2017 Water’s Next Awards – Water Steward of the Year and Non-Government Organization Winner – Living Lakes Canada Kat Hartwig was recently interviewed by Water Canada Magazine about her work as one of Canada’s top water […]

Featured Project

CABIN & 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 and Scotland […]


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.