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POLIS – Illumination: Insights and Perspectives for Building Effective Watershed Governance in B.C.

Published On: June 1st, 2016 Author: Oliver M. Brandes and Tim Morris with Jennifer Archer, Laura Brandes, Michele-Lee Moore, Jon O’Riordan, and Natasha Overduin Recent reports and events exploring the concept of watershed governance have laid a foundation for reform in British

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Murky Waters: Taking a Snapshot of Freshwater Sustainability in BC

A Report by the BC Real Estate Foundation “Murky Waters, the first in this series, examines the state of freshwater ecosystems in British Columbia. With an ambitious goal in mind, we worked with a committee of water experts to create

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National Stormwater Management Scorecard

Canada Freshwater Alliance surveyed 30 communities across Canada to assess their adoption of green infrastructure policies and projects. See the summary here.

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Community Based Water Monitoring in Canada

A SNAPSHOT OF COMMUNITY BASED WATER MONITORING IN CANADA You can view the report here: CBM Snapshot Report You can view the report here: CBM Snapshot Report

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The Final Report from our Community Values Survey is here!

We are so excited to be releasing the final report from our very intensive Community Values Study. We will have the raw data up on our website for use very soon, so please stay tuned if you are interested in

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Kootenay Lake Watershed Map

With help from the Columbia Basin Watershed Network and Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre we have made a beautiful map with all the individual watersheds around Kootenay Lake.  To view map click on this link: Kootenay Lake Watershed Map

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A Review of the Range of Impacts and Benefits of the Columbia River Treaty on Basin Communities, the Region and the Province

This report provides an overview of the impacts and benefits of the Columbia River Treaty (the Treaty) to the Columbia Basin (drainages into the main stem of the Columbia River north of the 49th parallel) in Canada and to the

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Kootenay Lake Sustainable Boating Society Marine Pump-out Feasibility Study

This project was proposed and developed as a result of the common understanding by the boating industry of the need for sewage pump-out availability and the lack of such services on Kootenay Lake.  

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The State of the Columbia River Basin – Draft

The Columbia River Basin is a critically important ecosystem with populations of fish and wildlife that have helped define the character of the Pacific Northwest for centuries.

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