Join the Elk River Alliance for a FUN and EXCITiNG hands-on field camp for youth age 11-14. Explore the Elk River watershed on foot, bike, raft and canoe. Camp dates are July 21-25 and August 11-15. Cost $200 with subsidies available.
For more information, click HERE to watch a short video.
BCWF Wetlandkeeper Instructor Lee-Anne Walker (also ERA Executive Director) invites Elk River residents and other interested citizen scientists to join this hands-on, field experience exploring wetlands late July in Kimberley on the St. Mary's Lake wetland. The fee has been waved due to successful fundraising initiatives.
For more information call Lee-Anne at (250) 423-1682.
Silver Springs Stewardship Solutions Survey-closes June 20, 2014!
Silver Springs Lakes is a natural jewel and a recreational magnet; a place near Elko we all love but are not leaving in its pristine condition. To keep Silver Springs beautiful, worth recreating at in the future and protecting the area for wildlife, requires community input. What are the solutions you see to better care of Silver Springs in the future?
By going to this Survey Monkey link, locals can share their perspective at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SCVVZR9Read more
Become a Citizen Scientist!
The CABIN (Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network) protocol was developed by Environment Canada, and is an aquatic biological and chemical monitoring program for assessing freshwater ecosystems, primarily stream and river habitats.
CABIN training provides the tools necessary for users to conduct consistent, comparable and scientifically credible assessments of streams.