Spring meeting agenda and speaker bios

Bringing 40 year’s experience in fundraising, journalism and corporate communications, Lorna Visser, Principal of Carmanah Strategies shared the basic principles of raising money in the charitable sector, ways to do fundraising smarter, be more targeted and efficient.  See here for the recording of her session! See her Top 11 strategies for successful grants and Grant Proposal Assessment Tool.

Joseph Creek restoration project with Gerry Oliver, Retired Fisheries Biologist

Introduction to Environmental DNA (eDNA) for water monitoring with Phil Matson, Flathead Biological Research Station

Watershed stories – updates from member groups:

Bill Thompson, Columbia Lake Stewardship Society
Shannon McGinty, Lake Windermere Ambassadors
Jessie Paloposki, East Kootenay Invasive Species Council
Avery Deboer-Smith and Rory Gallagher, Living Lakes Canada
Carol Luttmer, Living Lakes Canada

The Columbia Basin Watershed Network is grateful to the Regional District of East Kootenay, College of the Rockies and the Columbia Basin Trust for their support of this and other events!