Focusing on headwater lakes and streams near Dorset, Ontario, the Long-term Ecosystem Science program gathers chemical, physical and biological data to investigate long-term patterns and processes in aquatic ecosystems.
The OBBN is a provincial network that uses a variety of partners and volunteers to collect bottom-dwelling aquatic invertebrates as indicators of ecosystem health in lakes, streams and wetlands. The network features standard sampling protocols, training, and...
The Lake Partner Program is Ontario’s volunteer-based, water-quality monitoring program that provides nutrient (total phosphorus) and water clarity information for Ontario’s inland lakes. More than 600 lakes are monitored annually by volunteers.
The DESC chemistry laboratory is a state-of-the-art analytical facility dedicated to characterizing a wide array of variables in lakes and streams of Ontario.