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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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Don’t Move a Mussel!

Don’t Move a Mussel! The Lake Windermere Ambassadors care deeply about the lake and Columbia River watershed, and we know you do too. Lake Windermere is a special place and a vibrant hub of community; we wish to see it continue to flourish. Our vision is for an ecologically healthy Lake Windermere with balanced management […]

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Summer Position Available: Watershed Stewardship Program Assistant

The Ambassadors are on the look out for an energetic and dynamic student to support our summer watershed stewardship initiatives! See below for information on how to apply for this unique opportunity in the Canadian Rocky Trenches. JOB TITLE: WATERSHED STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM ASSISTANT START DATE: June 15, 2016 END DATE: September 15, 2016 One summer […]

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You’re a BIG deal: Volunteer Appreciation Party

Haven’t you heard? You’re kind of BIG deal. That’s why we want to show our sincere appreciation for all you’ve done to in stewardship of the lake and watershed! Join us at Pynelogs on April 14th for a party to celebrate YOU, as part of National Volunteer Week. We hope to see you proudly wearing your […]

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Spring Shoreline Clean Up: April 10th!

It’s that time of year! Dedicated teams are registered and ready to put Lake Windermere shoreline trash where it belongs – in the dump and in the database for the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean up. Thanks again to Rocky River Grill, who for the third year in a row have graciously offered to provide a delicious  post-clean up lunch to recognize […]

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2015 Lake Windermere Water Quality Report is now available!

How’s the health of the lake? Check it out for yourself! The results of 2015 water sampling that took place as part of Lake Windermere Ambassadors’ community-based water quality monitoring program are summarized in a report that you can download here. Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to learn about the health of […]

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