Fisheries banquet honours stewards

  • May. 30, 2005 10:00 a.m.

Submitted by Christina Engel, DFO–Every year, Fisheries & Oceans Canada sponsors an awards banquet that honours the amazing efforts of local aquatic stewards on the Queen Charlotte Islands/Haida Gwaii. This year the Community Involvement Program presented a number of awards to a number of dedicated people. Evelyn von Almassy, Kostan Lagace, Cathy Baran, and John Crowhurst received 4 year awards, the Tlell Watershed Society, Living & Learning School, Sophie Peerless, and Sam and Pat Alton all received 10 year awards, Chown Brook Group and Canadian Forces Station Masset, along with Port Clements Salmon Enhancement Club, Alliford Bay Hatchery, Dwight Welwood and Leandre Vigneault, were honoured for their 20 years of commitment, Judy Hadley for her 25 years of involvement and Tim Wolthers was presented with an award for 30 years of dedication.
On behalf of Fisheries & Oceans Canada, the Community Involvement Program wishes to express a deep, heart-felt thank you and Howa to everyone that is involved with aquatic activities on the Queen Charlotte Islands/Haida Gwaii and to thank everyone for a fun-filled evening of celebration.

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