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Bringing the message home: Take 3

Living Waters Rally and Watersheds 2016 – Vancouver, BC LWA Program Coordinator, Megan Peloso, attended a recent forum in Vancouver to learn more about changes and opportunities in BC water governance and freshwater protection. To share what she heard with the rest of the Lake Windermere community, Megan submitted a 3-part series in the Columbia Valley Pioneer […]

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Job Announcement: Program Coordinator

We are Hiring! EMPLOYER: Lake Windermere Ambassadors JOB TITLE: Lake Windermere Ambassadors Program Coordinator Application Deadline: January 27, 2017 Are you passionate about working with diverse audiences to maintain the integrity of watersheds in B.C. and Canada? Do you have experience working independently and managing concurrent projects? Is advancing strong watershed leadership at the community scale something that excites […]

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Bringing the message home: Take 2

Living Waters Rally and Watersheds 2016 – Vancouver, BC LWA Program Coordinator, Megan Peloso, attended a recent forum in Vancouver to learn more about changes and opportunities in BC water governance and freshwater protection. To share what she heard with the rest of the Lake Windermere community, Megan is writing a 3-part series in the Columbia Valley […]

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Latest Shoreline Clean up Results are In!

Lake Windermere Fall Shoreline Clean up Results September 25, 2016 Learn more about the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean up. Cleanup Summary Weight (in kilograms) 40 # of Trash Bags Filled 7 # of Recycling Bags Filled 2 # PEOPLE  28 Litter Items TOTAL Cigarette Butts 694 Food Wrappers 74 Take out Containers (plastic) 19 Take […]

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Bringing the message home

Living Waters Rally and Watersheds 2016 – Vancouver, BC LWA Program Coordinator, Megan Peloso, attended a recent forum in Vancouver to learn more about changes and opportunities in BC water governance and freshwater protection. To share what she heard with the rest of the Lake Windermere community, Megan is writing a 3-part series in the Columbia Valley […]

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“Fall” in love with your Shoreline: Lake Windermere Clean-Up

Register to join the Lake Windermere Ambassadors for the Annual Fall Shoreline Clean up on September 25, 2016. 10:00am Orientation & kick off at Kinsmen Beach: Gloves and bags provided. Teams disperse to public shorelines around Lake Windermere, using Great Canadian Shoreline Clean up data cards. 12:00pm Bag count and litter data tally, followed by a waste-free picnic […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Swim season is here! Check out local beach quality

Did you know that we collect weekly water samples from public beaches on Lake Windermere throughout the swim season? Through a partnership with the Interior Health Authority, the samples are sent to a lab where E-coli bacteria levels are measured in the water. The sharing of these results is supported by Swim Guide.org, a program created by […]

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