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QISES - A great local volunteer opportunity, with worthwhile results!
General · 20th February 2014
Al Beattie
Put Thursday, April 10, 2014 on your activities calendar: QISES is having its Annual General Meeting which is open to all interested parties. There will be a financial report, summary of the past year’s activities and you can meet and question the existing board members. The meeting starts at 7PM at the Eco Center, 2050 Hyacinthe Bay Road.
Memberships are now due for 2014, for new members and renewals. Individual $10, Family $15, Sustaining $100 and Life Membership $1000. Mail to QISES, Box 413, Q-Cove.
QISES is looking for a treasurer-in-training. Some book keeping experience would be an asset but not absolutely necessary. Grants application, some coordination with DFO and other like bodies, and day-to-day tallying of incoming and outgoing monies are the primary duties. Benefits include working with a fabulous group, including board members and other volunteers, and (optionally) the field work.
Volunteers are the basis of who we are and what we do. We're actively seeking volunteers for educational outreach, membership list coordination, fund-raising opportunities, and of course, stream work. The latter includes stream assessment, habitat restoration, drought-proofing activities, fry trapping and fall salmon counts, along with data reporting and mapping. We also carry out hiking and boat-access only trips to potential fish streams, including the amazing Village Bay and Main Lakes feeder streams, to check for fish presence and habitat quality.
For more information or to add your name to the volunteer list, contact Frances Brown at 2827.