Posts tagged "Swim Drink Fish"

Posted: June 10, 2020 at 4:13 pm

Canada has thousands of kilometers of shoreline, spanning both coasts as well as the many lakes, rivers, and other swimming spots inland. It’s no wonder Canada is home to so many world-class waterfront destinations. In early 2020, Swim Drink Fish, the nonprofit behind the Swim Guide initiative, became the National Operator of the Blue Flag …

 
Posted: December 20, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Have you ever looked at a lake or a river and thought “I wonder what’s in the water?”Well, thanks to Kat Kavanagh and her Water Rangers testkits, you can actually find out what’s in your local waterbody. You can become a citizen scientist! Credit: Jessica Gordon Kat Kavanagh is the executive director and a co-founder …

 
Posted: July 4, 2019 at 10:56 am

In 2016 the Toronto Monitoring Hub began publishing data to Swim Guide for the first time from sites along the Lake Ontario shoreline in Toronto, Canada. Since then hundreds of volunteer citizen scientists, have helped to sample the Toronto shorelines and ensure that the water quality results are available on Swim Guide. Swim Drink Fish …

 
Posted: October 29, 2018 at 1:07 pm

Swim Guide and Swim Drink Fish are excited to announce two new positions as a part of our newest program, the Great Lakes Communities Monitoring Initiative. About the Great Lakes Communities Monitoring Initiative The Great Lakes Communities Recreational Waters Monitoring Initiative is a four-year demonstration project to engage underserved communities in water quality monitoring, data-sharing, …

 
Posted: October 3, 2018 at 5:38 pm

On September 28-29, 2018, Swim Guide, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, and Watermark Project were fortunate to attend Great Lakes Open Water Adventures and Great Lakes Trust’s 24-hour Open Water Relay Swim event. The now annual event took place in Oakville, Ontario along the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario. Over 80 recreational water users got on, in, …

 
Posted: September 28, 2018 at 1:26 pm

About This Episode Toronto chef and restauranteur, Grant Van Gameren, and fourth generation fisherman, Kendall Dewey, are featured in this episode. While fishing on Lake Ontario in Prince Edward County, they talk about the common misconceptions of fishing in this Great Lake. “You can’t have good fish without good water.” Grant Van Gameren is well-known …

 
Posted: September 27, 2018 at 12:47 pm

About This Episode This episode, titled Swim, profiles two members of the Swim Drink Fish movement: Madhu Nagaraja and Antonio Lennert. Madhu is a world renowned open water swimmer, who has swam across Lake Ontario, the English Channel and the Straights of Magellan (the first Canadian and Indian to do so). He’s also a Swim …

 
Posted: at 12:47 pm

About This Episode Krystyn Tully and Mark Mattson, co-founders of Swim Drink Fish, are joined by Blake Anderson, co-founder of Ace Hill Beer, in this episode. The importance of clean drinking water and Ontario’s dependence on Lake Ontario is discussed. 9 million people rely on Lake Ontario for their drinking water, including the 6.4 million …

 
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