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Gardom Lake Resources

Resources related to the Gardom Lake Planning Process are set out on this page, as well as links to background reports and research on Gardom Lake.

Public Meeting and Survey (May, 2015)

  • Restore Mallory Creek: Notes of a presentation by Marge Sidney, Water Quality Section, Ministry of Environment, Kamloops (a member of the Gardom Lake Planning Committee)

Gardom Lake Planning Committee (GLPC)
Terms of Reference and Meeting Notes

Gardom Lake Management Plan

Here are drafts and the final version of the Gardom Lake Management Plan:

Public Meeting and Survey (November, 2014)gardom_lake_ppt_150px.jpg

Background Reports, Presentations and Resources

Resources on wells, drinking water and waste disposal: Here are some helpful resources from the Interior Health Authority and Province of BC:

Species at Risk Voluntary Stewardship Practices: Drainage Maintenance in Agricultural Waterways (Pilot Edition 2013) — This Stewardship Practices guide offers helpful options and examples of stewardship practices in the management of agricultural drainage ditches to reduce negative impacts on species at risk and other wildlife.

Information Note  #1: Introduction to the Riparian Areas Regulation — The Province of BC has published an information note about the Riparian Areas Regulation. Please note that the information is a guide only and not a substitute for the federal Fisheries  Act,  the  provincial  Riparian  Areas  Regulation,  or  local  government  bylaws.

Water Act, Section 9 Approvals and Notifications for “Changes In and About a Stream” — The BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (Stewardship Division) offers online information about requirements under BC’s Water Act for any changes in and about streams. 

Gardom Lake Fisheries Management (2015) — Slides from a presentation by Eric Hegerat of the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations on March 30, 2015.

Columbia-Shuswap Invasive Species Society (CSISS) Presentation (2015) — Slides from a presentation by CSISS on March 9, 2015.

Septic System Management (2015) — Slides from a presentation by Ben Van Nostrand, Waste Management Coordinator at the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District to focus on the Septic Smart program and septic systems in the Gardom Lake area.

Riparian Areas 101: An Overview (2015) — Slides from a presentation on riparian areas (the critical functions they provide, current threats, and opportunities for protection), given at the February 11, 2015 meeting of the Gardom Lake Planning Committee.

Gardom Lake Monitoring Results to November 2012 (2015) — Slides from a presentation on water quality monitoring at Gardom Lake, made to the Gardom Lake Planning Committee in January 2015.

Map of Gardom Lake — This is a map of Gardom Lake for reference, courtesy of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.

Environmental Assessment of the Musgrave Road and Teal Road Lake Accesses at Gardom Lake (2013) — This is the report of an Environmental Assessment of the Musgrave Road and Teal Road access areas on Gardom Lake with respect to boat launch site options. The assessment was conducted by Summit Environmental Consultants for the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.

CSRD Onsite Septic System Survey: Gardom Lake (2012) — This is a report of an onsite septic system survey of over 60 properties in the Gardom Lake area. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District commissioned septic system surveys in a number of communities to assist with wastewater planning and community needs assessment.

The Importance of Gardom Lake and its Watershed (2012) — A 2010-2012 report on Gardom Lake by the BC Lake Stewardship and Monitoring Program, which is a partnership between the BC Lake Stewardship Society and the BC Ministry of Environment




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