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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Granvel Salmon Conservation Monument (RM of Minto-Odanah)

A monument in the Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah was erected to commemorate a wetland conservation project completed in 1996 by Ducks Unlimited Canada with the cooperation of local landowners, the Rural Municipality of Odanah, and the Province of Manitoba. Funding for the project was provided in memory of Granvel O. “Granny” Salmon (1925-1994), a sportsman and conservationist from Lafayette, Louisiana, by the G. O. Salmon Project Committee chaired by J. O. Richard. Donors included Ron and Jackie Bartels, Lorretta Beech, Mark Booth, Ruel and Virginia Gober, Bill Hogan, Ted and Cecilia Hoyt, Mike and Vicki Jeansonne, J. L. Mayeux, Gary Salmon, Charles R. Sonnier, and Matthew G. Stuller.

Granvel Salmon conservation commemorative monument

Granvel Salmon conservation commemorative monument (August 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.18081, W99.79788
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ducks Unlimited Monuments

Manitoba Organization: Ducks Unlimited Canada

Sources:

Granvel O. Salmon, BillionGraves.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 August 2021

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