Larry McHale

Squamish, British Columbia

Retiring on April 30, Larry has served the District of West Vancouver for over 35 years, many as Supervisor of Forestry and Trails. Larry is a strong leader and an outstanding citizen. He has gone above and beyond as the steward of the District’s natural environment. From managing the fire suppression crew to educating senior students about the forests, Larry is always ready to help, preserve and enhance. It is urban black bear management in which Larry has been a pioneer in British Columbia. He responds to all bear calls in the district. As well, Larry has shown an instinct and willingness to do the right thing, especially during his commute from Squamish when he has helped many accident victims. Larry always has the best interests of his community at heart.


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