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The Fur-Bearers are pleased to announce the 2021 Clements Award winners!
The Clements Awards was created to highlight the outstanding work of the many wildlife advocates and animal lovers in Canada; in honour of long-time directors and leaders of The Fur-Bearers, George and Bunty Clements, these awards are presented to celebrate those who have followed in their footsteps as advocates for fur-bearing animals in Canada.
After thoughtful conversation around the numerous submissions received online and internally, The Fur-Bearers in 2021 are honouring:
Outstanding Advocacy: Ellie Lamb
Outstanding Artist: Tony Joyce
Outstanding Innovator: Joshua Katcher
Outstanding Media: Jessica Scott-Reid
Outstanding Organization: North Shore Black Bear Society
Outstanding Leadership: Pete Fry
Outstanding Research & Education: Marc Bekoff
Outstanding Municipality: Port Alberni
Outstanding Community in Action: Fox Aid PEI
Lifetime Achievement Award: Brad Gates
Three additional Courage & Leadership Awards are being presented to:
Corinne & Mike Robson
Rest Q Animal Sanctuary
The 2021 Clements Awards will be hosted online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The main event is scheduled for Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5:30 pm PT.