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Memorable Manitobans: Allan Kenneth “Ken” Gardner (1937-2019)

Naturalist, columnist.

Born at Stonewall on 24 October 1937, where he lived for most of his life, he worked for United Grain Growers until retirement in 1994. An amateur ornithologist, he wrote the column “Wild Wings” for the Winnipeg Tribune and, in 1981, published a book entitled “Birds of Oak Hammock Marsh Wildlife Management Area.” He died on 9 February 2019.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 February 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 February 2019

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