The 12th Annual Hyde Creek Salmon Festival was a great success with thousands
of visitors touring the Education Centre & Hatchery as well as the Hyde Creek
Recreation Centre. Once again there were plenty of salmon in the creek.
Maurice holding a large Coho.
At the opening of the Festival, Harry Burgoyne was presented with a Lifetime
Achievement Award and fine jacket for his many years of service to the Society.
Harry holds a well deserved award.
Coquitlam Councilor Barrie Lynch, Member of Parliament Fin Donnelly and
Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore pose with Harry after his receiving his award.
Velma and Harry relax after the big surprise.
Many local groups had displays at the Festival.
The folks from OWL were present with an Owl, of course.
Even a little Screech Owl was present.
Talented local artists showed their creations.
Scott from the DFO poses with his family.
There were interesting folks to talk to.
Children were entertained in a giant inflatable Salmon.
Troy and Alexis are interviewed for Shaw TV.
A crowd formed around the DFO trailer.
Scott and Maurice display Salmon to visitors.
Visitors saw plenty of Chum and Coho in the creek.
Some fine looking Salmon were shown.
The B.C. Hydro display answered many questions about energy solutions.
Bluegrass on the Balcony - what could be better.
Watch out for critters in the forest.
Sam shows off the Watershed Display.
The coffee station was busy.
There were lots of crafts for children to do.
There was always another balloon to inflate.
Another successful Festival was coming to a close. Way to go everyone.