OTTAWA, June 21, 2011 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the election of Mr. Dave Powell as CWF Board
Mr. Powell has held various roles on the executive of the CWF Board over
the past 8 years and was officially sworn in as president in a meeting
of CWF members on Saturday June 18, 2011.
The CWF Board is responsible for setting the guiding policy of CWF - one
of Canada's largest non-governmental, not-for-profit conservation
organizations, representing more than 300,000 members from across the
country. In 2012, CWF will celebrate its 50th Anniversary.
"Dave's commitment to wildlife and habitat conservation make him ideally
suited to lead CWF as we celebrate our proud history of conservation
achievements and chart our course for the next 50 years," said Wade
Luzny, CWF CEO and Executive Vice-President. "The CWF works with
Canadians from coast to coast to create something very important — a
brighter future for Canada's wildlife."
Conservation education and conservation camps for youth are among the
many activities that Mr. Powell has worked on. He has also been
involved in many successful land purchase conservation initiatives. A
registered technologist with municipal public works, he has been
volunteering with provincial and federal conservation organizations for
more than three decades.
"Furthering CWF's education programs that encourage young people to
engage with nature will be one of my top priorities during my term,"
explains Mr. Powell. "Having our youth experience wildlife and nature
first hand is a vital step to ensuring that they will have the
knowledge and will to conserve our natural heritage."
About Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national non-profit charitable
organization dedicated to ensuring an appreciation of our natural world
and a lasting legacy of healthy wildlife and habitat. By spreading
knowledge of human impacts on the environment, developing and
delivering educational programs, sponsoring research, promoting the
sustainable use of natural resources, recommending policy changes and
co-operating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages a future in
which Canadians can live in harmony with nature. For more information,
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