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Fundraiser for BRTF: Online Silent Auction and Virtual Whisky Tasting


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Hey Fly Fish Calgary,

Just thought I would let you know about two fundraisers we are hosting to raise some funds to help conserve the Bow River.

 

1. Online Silent Auction (Open Now - March 19 @ 9pm)

https://www.32auctions.com/BowRiverTroutFoundation

Bow River Guided Trips

Guided W and W trip for 4 in the Eastern Slopes

Red Deer River Guided Trip

3 Day Guided Backcountry Stillwater Trip staying at Northern Lights Lodge in Likely, BC

Custom Fly Rod and Flies

Gear, Cutting Boards, Hats, Mugs, 

Some really cool items 

 

2. Virtual Whisky/Wine Tasting Event (Friday, March 19th 7-9pm, $75)

https://bowrivertrout.org/virtualtastingevent/

  • Curated selection of 4 – 1.5oz of high end Whisky samples.
  • Scotch, Irish, Rye, Bourbon: Explore the different styles in the Whisky family
  • Option to substitute a bottle of wine for the non Whisky drinkers. (Will be of equal value to Whisky) Red or White
  • Tasting notes provided by Elliot Hunter
  • Charcuterie box by Great Events Catering
  • Special guest speakers and presentations throughout the evening.

A little about what we have done for the Bow River: all funds we raise go right back into the Bow River. We aim to have as little overhead as possible so it all goes into helping.

- Improvements and Maintenance of Policeman's Flats
- Whirling Disease research in traditional Rainbow Trout spawning areas (working with U of A, hoping for Summer 2021 start)
- Engagement on Bow River Flows with TransAlta
- Engagement with AEP on Bow River Fish Population Studies
- Maintaining relationships with all stakeholders responsible for or with Bow River management and conservation.
- Fishing line recycling bins at Strategic locations
- Collaborating with City of Calgary to complete in stream and riparian monitoring on Bow with in Calgary.

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