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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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Confluence Event: Tuesday, March 21 (free drink!)

Confluence Event: Tuesday, March 21 (free drink!)

Canada Water Week is approaching, paralleling the first week of Spring when streams and rivers are once again super-charged with melted snow and ice. In the spirit of the season, the Lake Windermere Ambassadors are offering a night to come together to talk about and appreciate water; the event is called Confluence, meaning flow together. […]

Fresh Ideas: Community-Based Water Monitoring

Fresh Ideas: Community-Based Water Monitoring

Join guests Kat Hartwig of Living Lakes Canada and Lake Windermere Ambassador’s own Megan Peloso for a Fresh Ideas webinar discussion all about Community-based Water Monitoring. Kat Hartwig from Living Lakes Canada will present on insights gleaned from research on CBWM, sharing challenges and promises of these unique programs. Megan Peloso from Lake Windermere Ambassadors, […]