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Work With Us!

Spend your summer as our Water Stewardship Assistant We have been so lucky to hire a summer student to help with our summer programming over the past few years. Want to spend your summer learning about water quality and quantity monitoring? Connecting with the community around Lake Windermere? Teaching kids about the Lake Windermere Watershed? […]

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Annual General Meeting

10th Annual General Meeting The Lake Windermere Ambassadors will be hosting our Annual General Meeting on March 11th this year. This is an opportunity to join the Ambassadors and learn about all the work we have been doing this year, and what we have planned for the upcoming year. This is also an excellent opportunity […]

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Cyanobacteria and Algae Blooms

Have you heard of cyanobacteria? How about blue-green algae? These are both terms referring to a microscopic organism found in water, which in nutrient-rich environments can cause an algae bloom! An algae bloom is concerning in aquatic environments as the rapid increase of algae alters the quality of the water.  What is Cyanobacteria? Cyanobacteria is […]

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Water Conservation

Water is a finite resource that is vital for ourselves and the environment, making it extremely important to conserve for continued access. Why Conserve? As summer is now in full swing, a lot of importance is placed on water conservation and how to use your water as efficiently as possible. This is important in communities […]

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Free Kids Summer Camps

  Each themed lesson has activities and games that will teach kids about Lake Windermere, those that depend on the lake and the importance of water stewardship. July 8th – Birds in our Sky The Lake Windermere area is a very important bird habitat and has a large diversity of bird species. Kids will learn […]

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Zebra and Quagga Mussels

May is Invasive Species Action Month in BC and it’s an important time to raise awareness of the impact invasive species can have. What is an Invasive Species?  Invasive species are non-native plants or animals that have harmful impacts on the environment by altering an ecosystem’s food web. They outcompete native species for water, space […]

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Join our Team!

Are you passionate about Lake Windermere? We have THREE exciting ways for you to get involved and join the team. 1. Become a Board Member Our Annual General Meeting is coming up on March 12th, while you are welcome to join our Board of Directors at anytime this is a great chance to get in […]

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LakeKeepers Workshop

Are you interested in learning more about our lakes and how to take care of them? The Ambassadors are partnering with BCLSS to host a LakeKeepers Workshop in our community!   The Nitty Gritty This chance to become a LakeKeeper, and steward for the lake is an exciting opportunity to connect with Lake Windermere, and […]

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Mooring Buoy Info

Every summer we receive a lot of questions regarding mooring buoys. We have put together some information so you can navigate the choppy waters of regulations and restrictions. Where can I place my buoy? The first thing many people want to know is where they can place a buoy on the lake.  The most important […]

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