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Applied Reconciliation: Indigenous Partnership Building

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin, National
Water Bodies:Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Streams, Snow, Stormwater
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data, Monitoring, Protocol Development, Restoration
Applied Reconciliation refers to our water stewardship actions in Canada’s unceded traditional…

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…

Centre of Water Excellence for Youth

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin, National
Type:Assessment, Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data, Monitoring, Protocol Development, Restoration
Living Lakes Canada’s Centre for Water Excellence delivers youth-specific programming to promote…

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 Framework

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 Framework is an NGO-led, collaborative project that…

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 Integrated Management Planning

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

High Elevation Monitoring Program

Status:Active
Locations:British Columbia, Columbia Basin
Water Bodies:Snow
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data, Monitoring
High elevation ecosystems are especially sensitive to climate change. Research has found…

iTrackDNA

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
Filling critical gaps in environmental DNA (eDNA) resource development, the iTrackDNA project…

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…

National Lake Blitz

Status:Active
Locations:National
Water Bodies:Lakes
Type:Citizen Science, Community Based Monitoring, Data
The goal of the National Lake Blitz* is to encourage the widespread…

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…

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,…