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National Lake Blitz

Status:Active
Locations:National
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data
The Living Lakes Canada National Lake Blitz Project was born out of…

Columbia Basin Water Hub

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin, National
Water Bodies:Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Snow, Wetlands
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data, Monitoring, Policy, Protocol Development
The Columbia Basin Water Hub is a central platform where water data…

Eastern Slopes Community-Based Aquatic Monitoring Collaborative

Status:Active
Locations:Alberta
Water Bodies:Rivers, Creeks and Streams
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring, CABIN
Living Lakes Canada has launched a community-based aquatic monitoring program across the…

Foreshore Inventory Mapping in the Columbia Basin

Status:Active
Locations:Alberta, British Columbia, Columbia Basin, National
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Assessment, Monitoring, SHIM, Policy, Protocol Development
Foreshore Integrated Management Planning (FIMP — also known as Sensitive Habitat Inventory…

Kootenay Watershed Science

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin
Water Bodies:Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Snow
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring
Most West Kootenay communities depend on small streams for domestic and agricultural…

Columbia Basin Groundwater Monitoring Program

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia
Water Bodies:Groundwater
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Monitoring
The Upper Columbia Basin Groundwater Monitoring Program is increasing our understanding of…

STREAM & DNA metabarcoding

Status:Active
Locations:Alberta, British Columbia, Columbia Basin, National, Ontario
Water Bodies:Rivers, Creeks and Streams
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data, Monitoring, CABIN, Protocol Development
DNA metabarcoding is an emerging tool for monitoring present biodiversity. DNA metabarcoding…

CABIN (Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network)

Status:Active
Locations:National
Water Bodies:Rivers, Creeks and Streams
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring, CABIN
CABIN is a nationally standardized biomonitoring protocol, developed by Environment and Climate…

Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Collaborative

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin
Water Bodies:Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Snow, Wetlands
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data, Monitoring, Protocol Development
The Columbia Basin Water Monitoring Collaborative is an NGO-led, collaborative project that…

Cultural Connections Pilot Project

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia, National
Water Bodies:Rivers, Creeks and Streams
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring, CABIN, Protocol Development
Living Lakes Canada is partnering with First Nation communities across British Columbia…

National Roundtable on CBWM

Status:Active
Locations:National
Water Bodies:Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Snow, Wetlands
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data, Policy
The key objective of the National Roundtable on Community-Based Water Monitoring was…

Lac La Biche Region Watershed Stewardship Society (Healthy Waters Lac La Biche)

Status:Active
Locations:Alberta
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Assessment, Monitoring, SHIM
Living Lakes Canada supported the creation of the Lac La Biche Region…

Kootenay Lake Partnership

Status:Completed
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Assessment, Monitoring, SHIM, Survey
The Kootenay Lake Partnership (KLP) was formed in 2010 as a multi-agency…

Brilliant Headpond Stewardship Collaborative

Status:Completed
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin
Water Bodies:Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams
Type:Assessment, Monitoring, SHIM, Survey
For the past 74 years, the Brilliant Headpond has been managed for…

Flathead River Biomonitoring Program

Status:Completed
Locations:British Columbia
Water Bodies:Rivers, Creeks and Streams
Type:Monitoring
The Flathead River Biomonitoring Program aims to understand the impacts of timber…

A Snapshot of CBWM in Canada

Status:Completed
Locations:National
Water Bodies:Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Wetlands
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Policy, Survey
Community-based monitoring (CBM) is providing invaluable support to the monitoring of Canada’s…

Community-Based Water Monitoring Survey Highlights

Status:Completed
Locations:National
Water Bodies:Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Wetlands
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Policy
A powerful means of achieving shared water management and sustainability objectives, Community-based…

Duck Bay (Kootenay Lake) Restoration Project

Status:Completed
Locations:British Columbia
Water Bodies:Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Stormwater, Wetlands
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Filtration, Monitoring, Restoration, Water Treatment
Together with the City of Nelson and in partnership with the Friends…

Water Stewardship Groups

Status:Completed
Locations:Alberta, British Columbia, National
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring
Living Lakes Canada empowers communities to take care of the water central…

Lake Koocanusa Shoreline Mapping

Status:Completed
Locations:British Columbia
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring, Restoration, Survey
Lake Koocanusa is a reservoir on the Kootenay River system formed by…

Canada Water Week

Status:Completed
Locations:National
Water Bodies:Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Snow, Stormwater, Wetlands
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring, CABIN, SHIM, Restoration, Survey
Canada Water Week is a week-long celebration of water from coast-to-coast-to-coast that…

Upper Athabasca Watershed Health Assessment Project

Status:Completed
Locations:Alberta, British Columbia, National
Water Bodies:Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Wetlands
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Monitoring, CABIN, Survey
n October 2013, 670-million litres of coal mine waste was spilled into…

The Lake Windermere Project

Status:Completed
Locations:British Columbia
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Monitoring, Survey
Lake Windermere is the most heavily-used body of water in the entire…