Other relevant resources for biological monitoring
On this page, you will find resources relevant to biological monitoring and assessment in freshwater produced by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and CABIN partners. For resources developed by ECCC to assist network participants in the application of CABIN projects, refer to CABIN Resources.
- What is the status of benthic communities in the St. Lawrence River? Ed., 2020
- National CABIN Science Forum 2017 Proceedings, February 28 - March 1, 2017 - Edmonton Alberta
- National CABIN Science Forum 2014 Proceedings, December 2-3, 2014 - Guelph, Ontario
- National CABIN Science Forum 2012 Proceedings, November 14-15, 2012 - Fredericton, New Brunswick
- National CABIN Science Forum Proceedings, November 17-18, 2010 - Vancouver, British Columbia
- Comparative study of protocols used by Réseau de suivi du benthos of Quebec Government and by Canadian aquatic biomonitoring of Government of Canada
- Establishing Reference Conditions for Benthic Invertebrate Monitoring in the Fraser River Catchment, British Columbia, Canada (1999)
- Benthic Invertebrate and Water Quality Assessment of the Quinsam River Watershed in British Columbia, 2001-2006
- Benthic Invertebrate Assessment Of Streams In The Georgia Basin Using The Reference Condition Approach: Expansion Of The Fraser River Invertebrate Monitoring Program 1998-2002
- Selecting objectively defined reference sites for stream bioassessment programs, by A. Gordon Yates & R. C. Bailey, 2010
CABIN reference model guidance
- Model Builder Checklist For Science Team Review Of Cabin Models
- Reference Model Supporting Documentation Template For CABIN Analytical Tools
Related links and videos
- See how the B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy collaborates with Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to develop and maintain biomonitoring tools in B.C. using the nationally standardized CABIN program.
- Stop the spread of whirling disease! Whirling disease has been found in Canada (Alberta). It is caused by a parasite that invades cartilage and impairs the nervous system of salmonid fish. See below for Alberta Government decontamination protocol to stop the spread of whirling disease
- Click here to see how macroinvertebrates are used as an indicator in the St. Lawrence River:
- See how Parks Canada is hard at work monitoring the health of the water that connects rivers to fish to wildlife and, ultimately, you:
- See an overview of the Water Resources biomonitoring program for benthic macroinvertebrates in Newfoundland, as part of the Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN):
- Stay connected by joining the Facebook Group Page dedicated to members of CABIN.
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