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NEWS RELEASE · 18th June 2010
Skeena Watershed Conservation
UPDATED - Exhibit opens today at Bastion Park, Old Hazelton, near Riverboat Cafe, at 4:00 pm.

CLICK HERE to see a map of Old Hazelton and Bastion Park, which is marked number 4 on the map.

Last year, Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition sent Northwest B.C. students 10,000 salmon templates to be coloured and decorated. Over 6,000 of these salmon were returned to us, beautifully decorated by young people ranging from pre-school kids to Grade 12 students and teachers. The salmon have been applied to 28 giant paper-maché salmon as part of a new regional art project, opening on June 18. Here are the details:

10,000 Salmon Art Exhibit Opening at Bastion Park, Old Hazelton, B.C. (near Riverboat Cafe) on Friday, June 18, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.

Food and refreshments provided.

Communities that participated in the project include:
New Hazelton, South Hazelton, Old Hazelton, Two Mile, Moricetown, Smithers, Houston, Skidegate, Masset, Charlotte City, Gingolx, New Aiyansh, Gitwinsilkw, Terrace, Port Edward, Prince Rupert, Gitsegukla, Kitwanga, Gitanyow, Kispiox, Stewart, Telegraph Creek, Iskut, Dease Lake, Nass Valley, Gitanmaax, Glen Vowell, Kitimat, Telkwa, and Greenville.