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Thank you Trethewey Beach Society!

New Monitors for the Lake Monitors: Trethewey Beach Society Comes Through! Blain van Melle, President of the Trethewey Beach Society, is shown making a donation from the members of his community for a much-needed computer monitor for the office of The Lake ...
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Catch the Freeze is on!

Here we are in November, bracing cooler temperatures and anticipating the resulting frozen top of the lake. It means the opening of the Whiteway and ice fishing season. It means outdoor hockey rinks and bonspiel sheets with yellow lights strewn ...
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September 27: Annual Fall Shoreline Clean Up!

Join us for the Annual Fall Shoreline Clean up on Lake Windermere public shorelines on Sunday, September 27th from 10am-12pm followed by an appreciation lunch by our friends at the Station Pub (note the change from the poster to the left) Call 250-341-6898 ...
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6th Annual Summer Splash!

 Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Lake at this year’s Summer Splash! Over 200 people participated in the activities offered by our amazing group of partners and volunteers. A stream of big smiles, music and sunny ...
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Lake Windermere ~ Pulse Check

August 25 2015 - Water Sampling Data - Lake Windermere Avg. water temp: 18°C Avg. site depth: 3.7 m Avg. pH: 7.9... Avg. D.O: 8 mg/L Avg. turbidity: 1.21 NTU Avg. conductivity: 224.4 µs/cm Volunteer of the Week: Buzz Harmsworth, ...
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Open House ~ Columbia Lake Stewardship Society

Love your Lake, Know your Lake ...Come Ask Us a Question at the Open House! Saturday August 15 ~ Hosted by Columbia Lake Stewardship Society and Lake Windermere Ambassadors (details in poster below) ...
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It’s time for the Summer Splash!

Join us August 9th, 10am-12pm at James Chabot Beach! Free Family fun for all ages! ...
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Lake Windermere ~ Pulse Check

July 7 2015 - Water Sampling Data - Lake Windermere Avg. water temp: 22°C Avg. site depth: 3.0m Avg. pH: 8.2 Avg. D.O: 8.7 Avg. turbidity: 0.91 NTU Avg. conductivity: 197.5 µs/cm Volunteer of the Week: Gavin Jacobs from Invermere, BC. An early ...
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Lake Windermere ~ Pulse Check

June 30 2015 - Water Sampling Data - Lake Windermere Avg. water temp: 21.9°C Avg. site depth: 4.4m Avg. pH: 8.2 Avg. D.O: 8.8 Avg. turbidity: 1.13 NTU Avg. conductivity: 186.8 µs/cm Volunteer of the Week: Shelley Shoemaker from Invermere, BC. Sampling protocol went smoothly ...
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Lake Windermere ~ Pulse Check

June 23 2015 - Water Sampling Data - Lake Windermere Avg. water temp: 19°C Avg. site depth: 4.3m Avg. pH: 7.9 Avg. D.O: 10 Avg. turbidity: 1.36 NTU Avg. conductivity: 197.65 µs/cm Volunteer of the Week: Michael Peloso from Ottawa, ...
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Welcome back Ella!

Welcome back to the Watershed Stewardship team Ella! Glad you could join us for another action-packed summer, and what better way to kick off the season than with a paddle on the "mighty lazy" Columbia River with the lovely folks ...
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Come out and discover the Upper Columbia River Watershed!

On the tour, you will have the chance to meander where water meets agriculture, aquatic ecosystems, citizen science, drinking water treatment, and habitat restoration projects. A delicious lunch will be provided by Edible Acres Café + Catering at the Columbia River Headwaters. Admission is free ...
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Making use of natural assets: Spring Cleaning on the Lake

It's the time of year for outdoor grooming and preparing for summer guests! Check out a new article to help you determine whether the debris on your lakeshore property is really a mess or an asset! - Spring Cleaning on the Lake ...
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Beneath The Surface: Busy Beavers

Every month, the Lake Windermere Ambassadors submit an article to local newspapers that strive to bring readers into the exciting world of watersheds. Check out the most recent article in the Beneath The Surface series:  Can a rodent restore a river? ...
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Community Shoreline Clean Up on Lake Windermere

Rain or shine, a happy shoreline. Spring cleaning was accomplished early this year due to milder weather and a motivated team! On Saturday March 28th, 20 dedicated volunteers dispersed themselves across Lake Windermere shorelines to tackle litter. Our team doubled ...
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Watershed Stewardship Program Assistant: Apply Here!

Calling all job seeking students! Check out this great opportunity to join the Lake Windermere Ambassadors team for an unforgettable summer of watershed stewardship in Invermere, BC! JOB TITLE: Watershed Stewardship Program Assistant START DATE: ASAP (flexible) END DATE: August 31, 2015 (flexible) LOCATION: Invermere, ...
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Annual General Meeting 2015

Our Annual General Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 11am at the Lake Office (625 4th St, south Annex of the Service BC building). It will precede our monthly Board meeting at 11:30am. All Lake Windermere Ambassadors ...
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Celebrating the Columbia Headwaters in the New Year

It’s that time of year when many of us will steal a moment to take stock of what we did in 2014 and how we envision 2015 to eclipse it in some personal way. Maybe you’ll resolve to learn a ...
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Happy New Years Eve!

In 2014, we donned waders and made waves, working hard to protect our local Headwaters through educational workshops, public outreach and citizen science. Highlights: - Another successful Summer Splash to celebrate the Lake as a community gathering place and resource! - Over 150 visitors were captivated by our Lake ...
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