Celebrate World Rivers’ Day with the Peace Valley Environment Association!

The Peace River is proclaimed as BC’s Most Endangered River for the 2nd year in a row due to the serious threat by the proposed Site C dam.

Join us at our 3rd Annual BC Rivers’ Day Wooden Boat Race and help us Save BC from Site C!

When: Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Bear Flat on the Hudson’s Hope Highway – Hwy 29 (approx. 30 km from FSJ). Look to the left and you will see a large, red, kayak –shaped ‘Paddle for the Peace’ sign – enter the hayfield here and follow the road to the river’s edge.

How the event works:
Sponsor a wooden boat for $20 from the PVEA:
– Through our website: SaveBCfromSiteC, click on ‘ACTION’, then ‘DONATE’ and send your $20. Then email pvea@shaw.ca to tell us you did so. We’ll assign you a numbered boat which we will bring to the event. We’ll give you your number when we see you there!

– Or, sponsor your boat at the Fort St. John Farmer’s Market,
Saturdays during the month of September

– Or, phone Tony Atkins, 250-785-2088
Your name will be recorded with the number on the boat.
All boats will be released at 11:30 a.m. upriver from the
hayfield at Bear Flat.

Watch the boats come downriver from the hayfield.
Race is followed by a bring-your-own picnic lunch in the


1st place: Outdoor Family Portrait Session by Don Hoffmann or plaque mount print of Don’s ‘Keeper of the Peace’

2nd and 3rd Place: A box of assorted products from the Peace!

Show your support for protecting our beautiful Peace River! Join us – we look forward to seeing you there! 🙂

Please direct questions to pvea@shaw.ca