Elk River Swim, Drink Fish Festival

Sep 29 2012
Sep 30 2012

Celebrate the healthy waters of the Elk River and demonstrate
community care for this ribbon of life.

Saturday, September 29th

“Elk River Rendezvous”
2 - 5pm

North Fernie Bridge to Riverside

Fun for all ages. (Water Permitting) Show up with a boat to
travel down the Elk River - a canoe, kayak or dory will do OR
(if water too low) ride your bike/ walk the trails along the Elk River and visit 3 stations at Annex Park,
Coal Creek confluence and James
White Park. Discover more about Elk River water quality,
aquatic critters and river riparian
ecology with local experts. Cost: $5
donation to ERA or included in your
Our River Rocks social ticket.

“Our River Rocks”
6:30pm - Social at the Bridge Bistro

Join us for dinner and a fun evening celebrating the Elk
River at the Bridge Bistro at 6:30pm. Advance tickets
available until September 24th $20 per person.
Vegetarian and meat option available.

Sunday, September 30th

“Great Elk River Shoreline Cleanup ”
2 - 4 pm - Meet at Annex Pond

Meet at Annex Park at 2pm. Teams will be formed
and sent out to different sections for clean up.
Gloves, bags and carpooling provided. Please wear
work clothes and good footwear. Volunteer
appreciation BBQ at 4pm. Prizes will be
awarded for craziest found object, largest
garbage item collected etc.

For More Information Contact:

Lee-Anne Walker, ERA Executive Director
(250) 423-3322 or drop by our office at
891 2nd Avenue in Fernie.

Sponsored by the Elk River Alliance, a
program of Wildsight Elk Valley Branch