Living Rivers Newsletter, Volume 2, December 2019

QLF Partner, Intervale Associates, founded by QLF Senior Consultant Kathleen Blanchard, is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in Newfoundland and Labrador. Its mission is to conserve biodiversity, interpret heritage, and protect the integrity of rural livelihoods. Intervale conducts programs that focus on fish and wildlife conservation and the recovery of species at risk, working with regional… Read more »

Larry Morris: On the Road as QLF’s Ambassador 2019

Season’s Greetings,                                                           The last year has been nothing short of amazing!  It began on a sad note; it was the 12th of December 2018, when our Founder, Bob Bryan, passed away at the age of 87.  Much has been written about the many accomplishments of this extraordinary man. One of his greatest is the… Read more »

QLF hosts first Conservation and Cultural Exchange Program with Mongolia

With support from the Trust for Mutual Understanding and in partnership with the Mongol Ecology Center (MEC), a QLF East Asia Conservation and Cultural Exchange Program was convened in March 2019. It was QLF’s first exchange with Mongolia, and first partnership with the MEC, a non-governmental organization. The Director of Public Administration & Management in… Read more »

Announcing The Robert A. Bryan Legacy Fund

We can all share in a Tribute to The Ven. Robert A. Bryan in celebration of a life well-lived to causes well-served; to people and community; to friends and family; to land stewardship, fisheries, and wildlife conservation; to the rivers of eastern Canada; to the schools where he taught and coached; to Mike Dodge and… Read more »

The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East recognized for several prestigious awards

The collection of entertaining and humorous children’s stories that grew out of a decade-long collaborative effort between partners in QLF’s Middle East Program—The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East—has recently been recognized for a number prestigious awards. The Garden of Wisdom has received the Storytelling World Honor Award (Storytelling Collections) from the… Read more »

QLF Founder Robert A. Bryan Dies on 12 December 2018

Remembering Robert A. Bryan 29 April 1931 – 12 December 2018 By Larry Morris President Emeritus Martin Silverstone in his 2015 tribute to Bob Bryan in the Atlantic Salmon Journal quotes Darlene Rogers, a cook at the Gros Mecatina River Salmon Camp in Quebec.  Her words describe the extraordinary and life-long relationship that Bob had with the… Read more »

QLF earns Four Star rating from Charity Navigator in 2018

Quebec-Labrador Foundation has again earned a top four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the largest and most utilized evaluator of charities in the U.S.  Receiving four out of a possible four stars recognizes QLF as exceeding industry standards in financial health, accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator provides donors with essential information to give them greater confidence… Read more »

A Trip Report from Brazil

QLF’s Senior Vice President Brent Mitchell recently returned from Brazil, where he gave the closing keynote to the national congress of RPPN (Private Natural Heritage Reserves). Brent also traveled to the Pantanal and was hosted at Brazil’s largest privately protected area. Click here or on the report below to read more details about his trip,… Read more »