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Thank you, Ted

Ted Crossley: 72 years of living, learning and loving this planet

We are all saddened by the passing of Ted. His energy, imagination and enthusiasm has been felt at the heart of Malaspina Land Conservancy Society over the past five years as he has served as a director on the board.

He spent a great deal of that time encouraging others to join MLCS, be involved in conserving the places we all love, and turn away from acts that devastate our natural world. He was a firm believer in conservation through covenant, to keep the trees and landscape the same for eternity. Last year he doubled our membership numbers by sweet-talking many in his men’s group into supporting our society.

He could be counted on to look after our display table at our local Seedy Saturday, again, trying to swell membership by his persuasive words; and to attend covenant reviews of properties and the meetings of MLCS so long as freshly baked cookies were on hand!

Every person plays their part in MLCS, and Ted definitely fulfilled his role. His family is taking this one step further by honouring his passion, by asking family and friends to donate in Ted’s memory to the work of Malaspina Land Conservancy Society: preserving the places we love.

Thanks Ted, for all you have done, and all your legacy continues to do. We miss you.

Ted

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Our Annual General Meeting 2019 takes place at 7 pm on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the home of Malaspina Land Conservancy Society in Powell River, BC. If you would like to attend, please send us a message through this website or through email at info@malaspinaland.ca and we will send you more details and the agenda package.

This year’s invited guest will be Jasper Lament, CEO of Nature Trust BC. The Nature Trust holds land within the Powell River area, and this is an opportunity to find out what the Nature Trust does, as one of BC’s largest land conservation organizations, as well as explore ways MLCS and the Nature Trust may be able to collaborate.

We hope you can join us, if you are in this area. This is a time to renew your membership and consider joining our board.

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