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Lake Windermere’s Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup 2017

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 […]

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Summer Splash 2017

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 […]

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Summer Updates and Introducing our new Program Coordinator

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 […]

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Join us for the Summer as Watershed Stewardship Assistant!

JOB TITLE: WATERSHED STEWARDSHIP ASSISTANT Application deadline: May 19th, 2017 START DATE: July 3rd, 2017 (flexible) END DATE: September 8th, 2017 (flexible) One summer student position is available for Watershed Stewardship Program work with the Lake Windermere Ambassadors. LOCATION: Invermere, BC HOURS: Full Time 9 weeks, on average 30 hrs/week. Includes some weekend and evening […]

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Job Announcement: Program Coordinator

We are Hiring! EMPLOYER: Lake Windermere Ambassadors JOB TITLE: Program Coordinator Application Deadline: May 12, 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 you? If yes, […]

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Confluence Event: Tuesday, March 21 (free drink!)

Canada Water Week is approaching, paralleling the first week of Spring when streams and rivers are once again super-charged with melted snow and ice. In the spirit of the season, the Lake Windermere Ambassadors are offering a night to come together to talk about and appreciate water; the event is called Confluence, meaning flow together. […]

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Fresh Ideas: Community-Based Water Monitoring

Join guests Kat Hartwig of Living Lakes Canada and Lake Windermere Ambassador’s own Megan Peloso for a Fresh Ideas webinar discussion all about Community-based Water Monitoring. Kat Hartwig from Living Lakes Canada will present on insights gleaned from research on CBWM, sharing challenges and promises of these unique programs. Megan Peloso from Lake Windermere Ambassadors, […]

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Annual General Meeting: March 15, 5:30PM

LAKE WINDERMERE AMBASSADORS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING March 15, 2017 at 5:30PM | Location: 625 4th Street, South Annex During the AGM, all members are invited to stand for election and elect 2017 Directors.  Members will also have the opportunity to vote on special resolutions. The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are currently recruiting new Directors. If you are […]

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Lake health report is in!

What does a healthy lake mean to you? Lake Windermere 2016 Water Quality Results & Aquatic Invasive Species Report Special thanks to the Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund, the District of Invermere, and Regional District of East Kootenay for their support for our community-based water monitoring project. We couldn’t have done it without the newly trained […]

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