Saskatchewan’s Jim Bedi nominated for Volunteer of the Year

Saskatchewan’s Jim Bedi nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“I want my grandchildren and their grandchildren to be able to experience the beauty of the fall migration, as well as all of nature’s smallest and largest wonders,” says Jim Bedi, DUC’s Suzuki Volunteer of the Year nominee from Spiritwood, Sask. Bedi volunteers with DUC because he strongly believes…

Manitoba’s Jim Williams nominated for Volunteer of the Year

Manitoba’s Jim Williams nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“You need to have the passion within yourself before you can share it with someone else and get them involved,” says Jim Williams, Manitoba’s nominee for DUC’s national Volunteer of the Year. Williams’ passion has rubbed off on his own family. His oldest son, Mike, is a biologist who…

B.C.’s Glenn Dreger nominated for Volunteer of the Year

B.C.’s Glenn Dreger nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“It makes me feel good to pay it forward,” says Glenn Dreger as he explains his more than 30 years of volunteerism with DUC. However, for many years, the DUC Volunteer of the Year nominee from Knutsford, B.C. was unaware of the work done by the organization. “I have…

Alberta’s Chuck Moser nominated for Volunteer of the Year

Alberta’s Chuck Moser nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“In all my lifetime memories, enjoying the sights and sounds of the marshland on our farm on a warm summer evening is something I will never forget. That is a connection to nature that I hope all Canadians would be able to experience,” says Chuck Moser, DUC’s national Volunteer…

Quebec’s Mario Bérubé nominated for Volunteer of the Year

Quebec’s Mario Bérubé nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“A good volunteer does the job consistently from year to year,” says Mario Bérubé, DUC’s Suzuki Volunteer of the Year nominee from Donnacona, Que. “Good volunteers must be involved in their committee, but they must also be involved in the outside community in order to promote the DUC cause.”…

New Brunswick’s Michelle Harvey-Larsen nominated for Volunteer of the Year

New Brunswick’s Michelle Harvey-Larsen nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“There is nothing just as beautiful as a flock of geese on a project on a calm evening,” says Michelle Harvey-Larsen, DUC’s New Brunswick Volunteer of the Year nominee from Harvey Albert County, N.B. I live conservation, says the volunteer, who currently sits on both the New Brunswick and…

Nova Scotia’s Katherine Hirtle nominated for Volunteer of the Year

Nova Scotia’s Katherine Hirtle nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“I absolutely eat, sleep and drink DUC,” says Katherine Hirtle, DUC’s Nova Scotia Volunteer of the Year nominee from New Germany, NS. “I love being part of my DUC community support system, whether by educating people about DUC or promoting the brand. I am very blessed and honored to…

Prince Edward Islands’ Todd Macleod nominated for Volunteer of the Year

Prince Edward Islands’ Todd Macleod nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“My favourite memory as a DUC volunteer was going with my son’s grade four class to tour a local marsh as part of the Project Webfoot,” says Todd Macleod, P.E.I.’s nominee for DUC’s national Volunteer of the Year. “The entire class had a great time learning about wetlands. I…

Jennifer Churchill-Bartlett and Brent Bartlett nominated for Volunteer of the Year

Jennifer Churchill-Bartlett and Brent Bartlett nominated for Volunteer of the Year

“It is a great accomplishment to be viewed in our community as ‘duck people’ and affiliated with such a great organization,” says Jennifer Churchill-Bartlett. Known by friends as the “head quacker”, Churchill-Bartlett and her husband, Brent Bartlett, are DUC’s Volunteer of the Year nominees from Deer Lake, N.L. The…

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