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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Watershed Restoration Program

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia
Water Bodies:Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Wetlands
Type:Assessment, Data, Monitoring, Protocol Development, Restoration, Survey
The Living Lakes Canada Restoration Program is working toward enhancing watershed health,…