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We’re hiring! Field Research Assistant

We’re hiring! Field Research Assistant

JOIN OUR TEAM Are you interested in growing connections to the Xwulqw’selu Sta’lo (Koksilah River) and the waters that feed it? Work with a graduate student studying the connection between groundwater and the river through measurements of temperature, specific...

Trends to Watch – Streamflow Snapshot 6

Trends to Watch – Streamflow Snapshot 6

It’s a wrap! Community Stream Team monitors and the Xwulqw’selu Connections research team visited with the Xwulqw’selu Sta’lo (Koksilah Watershed) from June through September 2023. While we gathered data and connected with one another, we also awakened our curiosity...

Why is water usually cool at Bright Angel Park? Streamflow Snapshot 5 

Why is water usually cool at Bright Angel Park? Streamflow Snapshot 5 

What are your favourite places to take a cool, refreshing dip in the summer? If Bright Angel Park is on your list, you’re in good company! Folks have been swimming there for generations, and it’s no secret that the water is cool at this time of the year.  Why is the...

Will my water source run dry?  And if so, when? Streamflow Snapshot 3

Will my water source run dry? And if so, when? Streamflow Snapshot 3

These questions may weigh heavily on your mind.  From July through September, streamflow monitors are supporting researchers to answer questions like these as they visit over 30 sites at streams and creeks throughout the Xwulqw’selu watershed. The data they gather...

Where does water flow in a drought? Streamflow Snapshot 2

Where does water flow in a drought? Streamflow Snapshot 2

Now you see it. Now you don’t.  Water’s the talk of the town these days. So far this summer, it has barely rained in the Xwulqw’selu watershed. Signs tell us not to water our lawns or wash our cars. Neighbours compare notes about whose well has gone dry and when....

“This Feels Like 2016” (Streamflow Snapshot on July 20)

“This Feels Like 2016” (Streamflow Snapshot on July 20)

Feature photo of Glenora Creek taken by a streamflow volunteer at the monitoring site near Glenora Rd. and Marshall Road on July 20, 2023. Stream depth: 9 cm. Temperature: 19.4C, specific conductivity 136 uS/cm   Farmers, fisherfolk, and residents in the Koksilah...