As an initiative of Swim Drink Fish, Fraser Riverkeeper is dedicated to ensuring the right of all citizens to safely swim, drink, and fish in BC waters.

Volunteer

Volunteer

Our volunteers participate in shoreline cleanups and get trained as citizen scientists so they can help keep the public informed about local water quality. Sign up today!

Find Your Beach

Find Your Beach

Swim Guide is a free website and mobile app that helps you easily find your closest beaches, know which ones are clean for swimming, and report pollution concerns.

Vancouver Water Monitoring

Vancouver Water Monitoring

We monitor the water quality in False Creek year-round, ensuring that Vancouverites have recreational water quality information no matter the season.

Watermark Project

Watermark Project

The Watermark Project is a community effort to collect and archive true stories about the ways people interact with water, with the goal of archiving one story from every Canadian household.

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Can I go swimming this summer?

Can I go swimming this summer?

May 26, 2020

By Julia Pepler

Summer is almost in full swing. With temperatures rising, cool lakes, rivers, oceans, and pools are looking very appealing. But a lot of people are wondering if they'll catch COVID-19 from swimming this summer.

6 Beaches to Visit Instead of Kits Beach

6 Beaches to Visit Instead of Kits Beach

May 20, 2020

By Julia Pepler

With COVID-19 restrictions slowly being lifted, Vancouverites are flocking to popular beaches in large numbers, posing a risk of a “second wave” of infections. If you’re planning on hitting the beach for some much needed time by the water, consider visiting one of these quieter spots.

Backyard Species, Part 5: Terrestrial Mammals

Backyard Species, Part 5: Terrestrial Mammals

May 14, 2020

By Julia Pepler

We are back for another installment of our Backyard Species blog series! This week we are going to dive into the fascinating urban terrestrial mammals you may see around your neighbourhood.

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