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Sailors at the 2013 Lake Windermere Regatta
Sailors at the 2013 Lake Windermere Regatta
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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7th Annual Summer Splash

7th Annual Summer Splash

A huge thank you goes out to all volunteers, partners, and participants who came out to the 7th Annual Summer Splash on August 7!    James Chabot Provincial Park was filled with over 150 people eager to test out an array of water-related activities put on by the Lake Windermere Ambassadors, nine fantastic community partners and […]

Welcome Katie Watt

Welcome Katie Watt

Please join us in welcoming Katie Watt as the newest member of our summer Watershed Stewardship team! As Katie dives into the art of lake science, she will learn to lead citizen science water quality sampling on Lake Windermere, she will write educational articles about the lake ecosystem and local leadership for the newspaper, and she will creatively […]