Thank you all, our supporters, funders, partners, members, volunteers and friends for an amazing year. Together, we got kids outside connecting with nature, we trained people to monitor their water, we held farmers’ markets and film festivals, and kept the Jumbo Valley wild for another year! Read about everything we accomplished together here in our … Continued
Students Take Action for Turtles!
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Our water program, Living Lakes Canada, is co-hosting the 36th International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) in Banff from November 1-4, 2016. The theme of this year’s symposium is Science to Stewardship: Balancing Economic Growth with Lake Sustainability. There may be no locale more appropriate to host a discussion on the impact of development on natural … Continued
Happy New Year! Our first year of the Columbia Wetlands Water Bird Survey was a great success, and to celebrate, we wanted to share some of the highlights with you. Over 14,000 individual birds were counted during the spring migration surveys and over 40,000 individual birds were counted during the fall migration surveys. Over 50 citizen … Continued
As 2015 comes to a close and we look toward the new year with hearts full of hope and spirits committed to action, we want to thank you. Thank you for coming out to rallies on freezing cold mornings, for stuffing envelopes, staffing events, writing letters and giving so generously. Happy 2016. With you by … Continued
The public is invited to the first annual Elk Valley Environmental Monitoring Committee (EMC) open house to learn more about the water quality monitoring and management work being undertaken in the Elk Valley under Teck’s Environmental Management Act permit and the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan. The open house is an opportunity to ask questions … Continued
Cranbrook, BC – Last Friday, 19 Grade 7/8 students from Kootenay Christian Academy worked together to clean up 100 kilos of waste from Joseph Creek. Concentrating their efforts around the perimeter of the Tamarack Mall parking area, they removed candy wrappers, drinks cups, plastic tops, straws and shopping bags, and even some hubcaps. The clean-up … Continued