In his own words

Canadian Wildlife - - BIGGER PICTURE -

There are so many peo­ple out there who want

to do the right thing. And do­nat­ing land, well, I think that’s pretty spe­cial. Th­ese are hard-work­ing peo­ple, some who trapped and hunted and that’s how they put food on the ta­ble. They’ve raised fam­i­lies. I have loved work­ing with them. The land is a big part of their lives, and they wanted it pro­tected in per­pe­tu­ity. To deal di­rectly with those peo­ple was a real treat, a priv­i­lege, for me.

“I still vol­un­teer at the ed­u­ca­tion cen­tre be­cause if we don’t get kids in­ter­ested in the out­doors, who is going to take care of this land? Be­sides, you give a child an op­por­tu­nity to do some­thing out­side… they eat it up. My ad­vice to young peo­ple is sim­ple: Get off the couch, get out­side and get in­volved. Join a group and pitch in. You will be glad you did.”

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