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 Beckoff
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. More information about the event, how to participate, our silent auction, speakers and more will be available online at TheFurBearers.com. Stay up to date with events, advocacy alerts and more by signing up for our eNewsletters by clicking here.