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board-photo_website-2016 Lake Windermere Ambassadors Board Members, 2016/17

The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are a group of committed citizens whose mandate is the protection of Lake Windermere, British Columbia. The Ambassadors have a vision of an ecologically healthy Lake Windermere with balanced management approaches that support recreation and traditional uses, high fish and wildlife values, and economic prosperity in the region.

The Ambassadors’ activities are directed by people representing key community sectors including: business, government, First Nations, recreation, second homeowners, local residents, youth and non-government organizations.

The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are currently directing lake water quality monitoring and conducting education and stewardship programs. They also encourage the implementation of policies & guidelines in the Lake Windermere Management Plan.

The Ambassadors have received accolades for their collaborative initiatives and are being used as a model for community-based water stewardship by Living Lakes International, Living Lakes Network Canada, and Friends of Kootenay Lake.


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Summer Splash 2017

Summer Splash 2017

Sunday August 6th, 2017 marked the our 8th annual Summer Splash event. The Summer Splash is an educational outreach event held by the Ambassadors in partnership with a variety of organizations and local businesses that rely on the lake for their success, and it aims to attract both full and part-time residents alike in a […]

Summer Updates and Introducing our new Program Coordinator

Summer Updates and Introducing our new Program Coordinator

The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are entering another busy summer season, currently getting underway with our scientific water quality monitoring program, public outreach and education programming, planning lake tours and public events (such as the annual Summer Splash and shoreline cleanups), and watershed governance talks – but that’s not all! We are also welcoming a new […]

Join us for the Summer as Watershed Stewardship Assistant!

Join us for the Summer as Watershed Stewardship Assistant!

JOB TITLE: WATERSHED STEWARDSHIP ASSISTANT Application deadline: May 19th, 2017 START DATE: July 3rd, 2017 (flexible) END DATE: September 8th, 2017 (flexible) One summer student position is available for Watershed Stewardship Program work with the Lake Windermere Ambassadors. LOCATION: Invermere, BC HOURS: Full Time 9 weeks, on average 30 hrs/week. Includes some weekend and evening […]