Letters: Salmon River worth protecting

Dear Editor,

River’s day on Sept. 28 along the banks of the Salmon River at Williams Park was a huge success in many dimensions.

The wonderful weather, the leadership of LEPS, and the free BBQ sponsored by the Salmon River Enhancement Society and supported by the Otter Co-op, Bonetti Meats, J.D. Farms, McDonalds Stoves, and the Aldergrove

Credit Union allowed us to feed more than 450 people gratis.

More importantly, the young families that attended River’s Day will hopefully one day form a constituency to insure that the Salmon River becomes Langley’s Stanley Park.

Stanley Park is an icon in Vancouver which no developer or council initiative can touch. This status should be conferred on Langley’s Salmon River.

Dr. Don J. DeVoretz, Salmon River Enhancement Society

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