More Information on the SLLP

More Information on the SLLP


Three Sustainable Living Leadership Program Alumni have written articles about the educational journey down the Fraser River. For an in-depth look at what it is like to be a participant in the SLLP, you can read the following:

Inspiring River – an article written by 2016 SLLP graduate, David Tracey, and published in the June 2017 issue of Wingspan, the on-board ANA Group magazine for international flights.

Living the Fraser River – an opinion-editorial piece by 2013 SLLP graduate, Noelani Dubeta.

Exploring the Fate of the Fraser River – a 4-part series by 2008 SLLP graduate and reporter with The Tyee, Colleen Kimmett.

Part 1: The Fate of the Fraser: Exploring BC’s future by journeying the length of its mightiest river.
Part 2: The Fraser’s Fragile Forests: Near the headwaters of BC’s vast watershed, how to place a value on ancient trees?
Part 3: A Fraser Full of Fish No More?: All of BC has a stake in better managing once massive salmon runs.
Part 4: ‘Heart and Soul of the Province’: Paddling into the Lower Fraser, a magnet for wildlife and humans.


Riley Brennan: Reflections on the 2018 Sustainable Living Leadership Program trip down the Fraser Riverr (length: 3:15)
Riley Brennan, a Fraser Basin Council Youth Advisory Committee representative, reflects on what the month-long Sustainable Living Leadership Program meant to her. Video supplied by the Fraser Basin Council.

Brock Endean: Reflections on the Sustainable Living Leadership Program trip down the Fraser River (length: 3:34)
A Fraser Basin Council video about Brock Endean, a Fraser Basin Council Board Director and Youth Advisory Committee representative, and his 2018 SLLP experience.

2016 Sustainable Living Leadership Program video (length: 3:54)
A video created by Orion Radies, a 2016 SLLP Alumnus.

2015 Sustainable Living Leadership Program video (length: 5:00)
A video documenting the highlights of the 2015 Fraser River journey by Jeremy Williams of

2014 SLLP Highlights (length: 2:25)
Video created by RSBC’s talented videographer, Jeremy Williams of

Sustainable Living Leadership Program promo video (length: 3:51)
An amazing video created by Logan Armstrong, a 2013 SLLP Alumnus.

The Sustainable Living Leadership Program 2013 (length: 14:18)
A video documenting the 2013 Fraser River journey created by Jeremy Williams of

Interviews with 2014 SLLP Alumni:

Lori Eaton (length: 2:58)

Alex Ensworth and Katie Furness-Moore (length: 3:11)

Orden Mack (length: 2:18)

Natalya Melnychuk (length: 3:43)

For older videos, please see our YouTube page.