Canada Water Monitoring Project:
Thank you for your interest in our project with Living Lakes Canada!
Please review the details here and find the application below:
PROJECT: Canada Lakes eDNA Sampling
PARTNER: Living Lakes Canada
LOCATION: Sites ~5km off Forest Service roads at high mountain lakes and streams of the Columbia River watershed in British Columbia
DATES: Two days of training in Invermere, BC Sept. 24-25. Two days of data collecting in the area Sept. 26-27. (If you need to do collections at another time, please specify your planned dates in your answers below.)
VOLUNTEER COMMITMENT: As a volunteer you affirm that you are able to safely hike ~5km off Forest Service roads. You also commit to attending the two-day training in Invermere, BC Sept. 24-25, and to collecting samples of water-dwelling invertebrates according to the project protocol at 2-3 locations on Sept. 26-27 (or before winter 2019 if necessary). All travel and accommodation is at the volunteer’s expense. Data-collection supplies will be provided.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: For this project, Adventure Scientists serves as a recruiter only. Living Lakes Canada will be your contact for all project questions, sample delivery, and other aspects of project training and management.
MORE DETAIL: https://livinglakescanada.ca/projects/cabin-edna/
Training Details: September 24-25
Lake Windermere Ambassadors Office
WHAT TO BRING: waders, GPS, soft cooler, rain gear, field notebook, pencil, calculator, meals, sunscreen, bug spray, first aid kit, satellite messenger (SPOT, InReach etc), safety vest. Prepare for the weather. Equipment to get to site – please bring hiking gear or any equipment you will need to access sites walking ~5km off Forest Service roads.
OPTIONAL: life jackets – all sites should be wadable but please bring a life jacket if you have one. 2-way radio, please bring if you have (need East Kootenay RR frequencies).
MEETING LOCATION: Lake Windermere Ambassadors Office, 625 4 St, Invermere BC V0A 1K0 for Tuesday September 24, 2019 morning.
TRANSPORTATION: Participants are responsible for their own transportation. We will meet to discuss carpooling to other field locations.
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