Lake Windermere Ambassadors Board Members, 2016/17
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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September 30th marked the date of this year’s fall shoreline cleanup on Lake Windermere! This cleanup is annually held as part of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, which gets volunteers out to clean trash and waste from shorelines all across Canada. Together, our volunteers collected over 30 lbs. of trash from two public beaches (Kinsmen […]
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 […]
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 […]