Chris Gadsden is a passionate advocate for fish and fish habitat in the Fraser Valley. In 2002, Chris helped spearhead the Chilliwack/Vedder River Clean-Up Society to address the issue of illegal garbage dumping along the riverbanks. Since its inception, the society has hosted over 40 clean-up events, including 14 World River Day celebrations. Deeply committed to his community, Chris has also volunteered countless hours to developing softball and ice hockey leagues, and coordinating youth ball and hockey associations.
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