Unsung heroes on watershed group

The amazing volunteers from the RDRWA communication education sub-committee are unsung heroes for their admirable hard work and determination.

The amazing volunteers from the RDRWA communication education sub-committee are unsung heroes for their admirable hard work and determination.

The Red Deer River Watershed Alliance is the watershed planning and advisory council that has the job of raising awareness on issues impacting the Red Deer River watershed and promoting watershed protection, conservation and improvement. The task would be impossible without the RDRWA communication/education (C/E) sub-committee volunteers.

These true volunteers are motivated by their passion for protecting clean, safe drinking water and a healthy biodiversity for the Red Deer River watershed.

They receive no pay and very little recognition and yet they keep up a steady and remarkable workload and outreach. Some have been C/E members for years, some are more recent — all are watershed ambassadors in the truest sense of the word.

Members of the hard-working C/E committee include Tjarda Barratt, Joey Temple, Kelly Bogle, Ryszard Kozlowski, Norine Saddleback, Kevin Wingert, Kelsey Spicer Rawe, Ken VandeWark and Phil Boehme. The committee is always capably supported by the RDRWA’s Gerard Aldridge, Marilou Montemayor, Tracey Oake and Sam Eggink.

If you see these folks out and about, please make sure to show them your appreciation for their amazing volunteer commitment to our shared watershed.

Dale Christian

Current C/E committee chair

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