Burns Lake outdoorsman receives volunteer award

Burns Lake resident Konrad Feldmann poses with his B.C. Parks Volunteer Award, which he and his late wife Gerda won last year for their years of volunteer work that helped maintain Spatsizi Plateau Provincial Park. Since 2001 the pair headed north to the park in the Stikine region where, for four weeks at a time they registered guests, built furniture and infrastructure such as signs, cabins and stairways, and made sure the cookhouses were properly stocked with propane other supplies. All firewood was cut with handsaws because chainsaws aren’t allowed in the park. (Blair McBride photos)

 

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