A projects based environmental non-profit, charitable organization that is dedicated to conserving and enhancing the natural integrity of the Squamish Watershed. Since it’s incorporation in 1998 the SWS has led and participated in countless stewardship projects and outreach activities that support a holistic vision of watershed management. Watershed management manages human development and activity within a watershed to conserve, maintain or improve water resources and associated values (Forrex, 2006).
The Squamish Watershed Society is a projects based organization with a holistic approach towards watershed management within the Sea to Sky corridor.
Our MANDATE includes:
Promoting environmental sustainability in the Squamish watershed;
Conserving, protecting, and enhancing the natural environment;
Developing human sensitivity and awareness to the environment through education and outreach;
Supporting and encouraging technical, academic, and community based learning to engage people in watershed related activities; and
Assisting in the development of appropriate training practices aimed at increasing holistic watershed enhancement opportunities.
The Squamish Watershed Society holds meetings 5 - 6 times a year which are open to the public. At the meetings upcoming projects and events are discussed and guest speakers are invited to share their experiences and knowledge. Contact us if you would like to attend.