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Posted: October 21, 2021 at 10:09 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Cara Schildtknecht from the Winyah Rivers Alliance to learn more about their work this summer. Winyah Rivers Alliance affiliate profile Where: South Carolina USA Number of regions: 2 Number of sites: 12 Sampling season: June to September Sampling frequency: Weekly Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2020 *This …

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Posted: October 14, 2021 at 8:57 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Sadie Caron of Fraser Riverkeeper, to hear in her own words how it feels to become a waterkeeper. Fraser Riverkeeper affiliate profile Where: British Columbia CA Number of regions: 12 Number of sites: 124 Sampling season: Year round Sampling frequency: Weekly Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 …

 
Posted: September 2, 2021 at 9:53 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Patrick Connell from Cape Fear River Watch to learn more about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in North Carolina and how they affect water quality. Miami Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: North Carolina, USA Number of regions: 1 Number of sites: 11 Sampling season: May to October Sampling …

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Posted: August 12, 2021 at 2:02 pm

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Miami Waterkeeper Executive Director Rahcel Silverstein, to learn more about diverse ways to engage your community around water. Miami Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: Florida, USA Number of regions: 6 Number of sites: 64 Sampling season: Year Round Sampling frequency: Weekly Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 *This …

 
Posted: July 12, 2021 at 11:09 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Matt O’Malley from San Diego Coastkeeper to learn more about their work with water recycling. San Diego Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: San Diego USA Number of regions: 1 Number of sites: 85 Sampling season: Year round Sampling frequency: Once a week Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 …

 
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Posted: June 19, 2021 at 10:37 am

With over 8,000 beaches, keeping Swim Guide’s photos up-to-date is a monumental task. If you are interested in lending a hand, here is how you can help from the comfort of your own home. The photo submission feature and the beach image database are part of Swim Guide’s international citizen-science effort to collect data on …

 
Posted: May 28, 2021 at 10:17 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Victoria Miller from Coosa Riverkeeper, to learn more about their Fish Guide project. Coosa Riverkeeper affiliate profile Where: Alabama USA Number of regions: 4 Number of sites: 57 Sampling season: May to September Sampling frequency: Once a week Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 *This interview has …

 
Posted: May 4, 2021 at 4:08 pm

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Spotlight segment! As our Swim Guide Affiliate program continues to grow, we would like to share the exciting and diverse work that other affiliates in the community do with all of you. For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Matthew Starr from the Upper …

 
Posted: April 21, 2021 at 12:26 pm

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Spotlight segment! As our Swim Guide Affiliate program continues to grow, we would like to share the exciting and diverse work that other affiliates in the community do with all of you. For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Ray Hiemstra from Orange County …

 
Posted: January 7, 2021 at 11:00 am

Citizen Science is the backbone of Swim Drink Fish. Let’s take a deep dive into what Citizen Science really is, and why we at Swim Drink Fish advocate so strongly for it. 1. What is Citizen Science? Citizen Science, also called community or public science, has many definitions. This is because Citizen Science takes many …

 
Posted: July 28, 2020 at 1:34 pm

Swim Guide is here to help you connect with water. For most people, that means delivering reliable, up-to-date information about your favourite swimming spots. During Covid-19, we have expanded our efforts to keep you safe at the beach Here’s a summary of the new features and services in Swim Guide that explain how Covid-19 has …

 
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Posted: July 23, 2020 at 11:48 am

People are often surprised to learn that Swim Guide is a service created and managed by a small team of people at Swim Drink Fish, a Canadian charity. The project started as a simple attempt to answer the question “Can I swim in Lake Ontario?”. Today, Swim Guide is a global network of people looking …

 
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