CWF Launches All Access Adventure Auction

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - An amazing opportunity to go white water rafting in the Rockies with Survivorman creator Les Stroud is up for grabs, as the Canadian Wildlife Federation launches an exclusive eBay adventure auction.

"This is the opportunity of a lifetime," said Wade Luzny, CEO-EVP of the Canadian Wildlife Federation. "We've put together an all-expenses paid Western getaway for two that also features canoeing with an Olympic athlete and dinner with world-renowned wildlife artist Robert Bateman. It's a chance to live luxury and experience adventure and relaxation like never before, all for a good cause."

Proceeds of the auction will be dedicated CWF's education programs, which encompass the Robert Bateman Get To Know Program connecting youth to nature.

Airfare to and from any WestJet Canadian departure city to Calgary, VIP cave and glacier tours, and hotel accommodations at the Banff Springs and Fairmont Jasper are also part of this ultimate eBay package. Bidding will only be open until Sept. 18, 2011. The adventure begins a month later on Oct. 18th, and wraps up on the 23rd.

For more information on the All-Access Adventure, featuring Les Stroud, creator of the hit T.V. show Survivorman, visit

About the Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of our natural world. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, sponsoring research, developing and delivering education programs, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, recommending changes to policy and co-operating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages a future in which Canadians can live in harmony with nature. For more information visit

About the Robert Bateman Get to Know Program
In the past decade, the Robert Bateman Get to Know Program has connected hundreds of thousands of young people with nature by encouraging them to "get to know" their wild neighbours. The program provides youth with direct, hands-on learning opportunities through cutting-edge educational initiatives based on current research and developed in conjunction with leading educators. For more information, visit

Broadcast Pitch:

How would you like to go white water rafting with Les Stroud, creator of the hit T.V. show Survivorman?

Place your eBay bid on this exclusive adventure now!

Enjoy VIP tours of Banff and Jasper, canoe with Olympian Adam Kreek and more!  Airfare to and from any WestJet Canadian departure city to Calgary is included in the package. Proceeds of the auction will be used for CWF education programs connecting youth to nature. The highest bidder will even get to meet artist Robert Bateman. The auction closes Sept. 18 so don't miss out on this amazing opportunity.

Visit for details on this All Access Adventure for two.

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Heather Robison
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(306) 550-4155

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