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Water conservation, rivers and creeks, true story, Nature, Revitalization, Local stories, Water ecosystems

The Little Creek That Could
The Story of a Stream That Came Back to Life
by Mark Angelo

Based on true events, The Little Creek that Could tells a remarkable and inspiring story of how a severely damaged stream was brought back to life. A young teacher, whose love for rivers goes back to his childhood, sadly finds that a stream close to his new school is polluted and lifeless. But after meeting an older gentleman who had lived nearby for many years, he hears about how beautiful the creek once was.

Teachers and students then embark on an amazing journey to make the creek healthy again. Young and old alike will enjoy this hopeful tale about how nature can heal itself, if only we give it a chance!

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Mark Angelo is a globally renowned river conservationist, speaker, teacher, writer, and paddler. He is the Chair and founder of World Rivers Day, now celebrated by millions of people in close to 100 countries. Among his many accolades, he is a recipient of the Order of Canada for his efforts to protect and restore rivers both locally and around the world. Mark has paddled more than 1000 rivers in over 100 countries and his work has been the subject of several feature films. He has led numerous river and stream restoration efforts, including those along Guichon Creek, “the little creek that could.” Mark resides in Burnaby, British Columbia, where he continues to mentor conservation groups and young people with an interest in water-related issues.


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