"I am humbled and honoured by the incredible determination of these four young men who put their lives on the line to row where no person has rowed before to ensure a lasting legacy of healthy wildlife and habitat," Luzny said.
About OAR Northwest: Founded in 2005, OAR Northwest is a non-profit organization specializing in Ocean Adventure Rowing and Education. OAR Northwest connects with partners to propel youth, schools, community members and businesses to showcase the outdoors, marine habitat and healthy lifestyles. Face-to-face interactions with expedition crew members, online tracking technology and adventure learning curriculum help achieve these goals. For more information, visit OARnorthwest.org.
About the Canadian Wildlife Federation: The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of our natural world. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, sponsoring research, developing and delivering education programs, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, recommending changes to policy and co-operating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages a future in which Canadians can live in harmony with nature. For more information visit CanadianWildlifeFederation.ca.SOURCE Canadian Wildlife Federation Image with caption: "Rowers Adam Kreek, Jordan Hanssen, Pat Fleming and Markus Pukonen. (CNW Group/Canadian Wildlife Federation)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130408_C3457_PHOTO_EN_25298.jpg