Shadrack honoured for conservation work

Kaslo’s Andy Shadrack is the winner of the Kootenay Conservation Program’s 2015 Conservation Leadership Award.

Former rural Kaslo regional district director Andy Shadrack (above left, receiving a now-famous Jim Lawrence photograph from Derek Peterson) is the winner of the Kootenay Conservation Program’s 2015 Conservation Leadership Award.

According to the program, “For 28 years, Shadrack has been a champion for conservation in the Kootenays. His dedication to land conservation and stewardship is worth great celebration.”

Shadrack served as an RDCK director from 2005-12 and in 2014 was instrumental in the establishment of the Kootenay Lake local conservation fund, which will see over $1 million invested in conservation over ten years.

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