Columbia Basin Water Quality Monitoring Project

The Columbia Basin Water Quality (CBWQ) Monitoring Project is a water stewardship project funded by the Columbia Basin Trust. Members of the CBWQ are also members of the Columbia Basin Watershed Network (, which supports non-government groups working to conserve, protect, and monitor water resources throughout the Canadian-Columbia River basin. Wildsight Golden has completed water quality and quantity monitoring in the Upper Columbia since 2009.

To learn more about our program, please look at our CBWQMP Brochure

To learn more about the CBWQ, please visit


Wildsight Golden has over 20 years of history of initiating conservation, advocacy, and environmental programs in the Upper Columbia. We work towards our vision of a resilient and vibrant Columbia Headwaters: healthy creeks, streams, rivers, and wetlands; teeming aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity; productive and diverse forests that support wildlife connectivity, recreation, and sustainable forestry; and clean air for all to breathe and share.

Our Golden branch focuses on the following programs:

Upcoming events related to Golden

Spring Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey 2018

Event Date:  Monday, April 16, 2018

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Branch Information

Box #25
#203 - 421 9th Street N
Patlar Building, Golden BC V0A 1H0

Join The Team

Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.