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Watershed Watch’s 20th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser

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Fraser River Discovery Centre

788 Quayside Drive

New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6

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Join Watershed Watch for our 20th anniversary celebration and fundraiser

For two decades, Watershed Watch has been working to defend and rebuild B.C.'s wild salmon. Join us on Friday, November 16th to celebrate this milestone, to learn more about our work, and to help us raise funds for our current campaigns.

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It promises to be an exciting evening at the inspiring Fraser River Discovery Centre. There will be presentations from staff and partners, featuring keynote speaker Chief Bob Chamberlin, as well as musical performances by event MC Luke Wallace.

There will be a cash bar and inspiring west-coast themed appetizers by Salishan Catering, highlighting specially selected Talok Fisheries wild salmon. Appetizers and one drink voucher are included in your ticket.

A silent auction will feature outdoor apparel, fishing gear, and professional artwork, from Patagonia, Searun Fly & Tackle, Art Lingren, Mark Hobson, Bard on the Beach, River Select and more.

Come and toast our founder, Craig Orr, and celebrate all we have achieved together in our first twenty years.


About the Keynote Speaker

Chief Robert Chamberlin (known to many as “Bob”) has served as the elected Chief Councillor of Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation since 2005 and served as the Chair of the Musgamagw-Tsawataineuk Tribal Council from 2005 - 2015. Bob has served as vice-president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs since 2009. For most of his professional career, Bob has been a dedicated advocate for the safeguarding of wild salmon and habitat. With the assistance of the staff at the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC), he established the First Nations Wild Salmon Alliance, an organization of Indigenous leaders in BC united in our resolve, determination and commitment to ensure the protection and conservation of wild salmon.


About the Master of Ceremonies

Luke Wallace is a folk musician and coastal advocate. Drawing from folk heroes like Pete Seeger and Woodie Guthrie, Luke uses music to inspire audiences into action focused on social and environmental justice. Check out his website to sample some of his music.


About the Catering

Salishan Catering is a high-end caterer from the Musqueam First Nation. Salishan serves West coast cuisine, inspired by traditional First Nations foods. Salishan is entirely First Nations owned and operated.

Salishan will be serving salmon from Talok fisheries. Talok Fisheries is an indigenous commercial fishing company owned by Lake Babine Nation in north central B.C. By reestablishing the fisheries their elders and ancestors managed for thousands of years, Talok selectively harvests healthy salmon populations while generating economic and community benefits for their people and their region.


Venue Details

Limited parking is available in the lot to the East of the Fraser River Discovery Centre. Public transit is recommended - the New West Skytrain Station is less than a 5 minute walk to the venue.

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Fraser River Discovery Centre

788 Quayside Drive

New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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