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Sunday, May 27, 2012

SAVE WOLF LAKE - Silent Email Paddle Auction

UPDATE: Note: Auction is now closed: Winning bid to Bert P. of Peterborough Ontario, Canada - $300 was RAISED and forwarded to the Wolf Lake Coaliton!!! Thanks to everyone who signed the petition(s), shared the information, and to those who bid. The fight continues to Save Wolf Lake...

As you may (or may not) be aware, Wolf Lake, (Temagami area - Ontario, Canada) is not only a world renowned canoeing and wilderness area but it is also home to the world's largest old growth Red Pine forest. Right now, Wolf Lake is in great need of protection from the mining industry. And the government is going to decide the future of this precious forest this week! (Take action NOW to persuade the Minister to make the right choice and help save Wolf Lake here:

Trees or rusty pipes? You can help decide the fate of Wolf Lake!

Read the Wolf Lake Coalition Report that exposes two decades of errors and omissions behind the failure to protect Temagami’s Wolf Lake here: Wolf Lake Report: 10 Reasons To Protect Wolf Lake Forever

As part of the Wolf Lake Coalition, we would like to help raise a bit of money, to help pay for some of the costs incurred and associated with fighting for the preservation of this important eco-system. To do so we are going to auction off one lot (see lot description below) with 100% of the funds going to the Wolf Lake Coalition.

LOT 1 of 1
1 Badger® Paddle - 57" Ash Tripper - Oiled Finish
Badger® Paddle Sock
1 250 mL Tin - Badger® Wood Oil
Badger® Toque
Badger® Pendant Necklace
Shipping - up to $50 included.*

(Approximate Retail Value: $200.00 Canadian Funds)

Minimum/Reserve Bid = $100.00 Canadian Funds

*The cost of shipping the paddle, etc., is included - but only up to $50 CAD. Auction winner will be responsible for any and all shipping and/or duty costs over and above $50.00 CAD.

Lot 1 of 1 - Silent Email Auction for the Save Wolf Lake Coalition.
Note: Auction is now closed: Winning bid to Bert P. of Peterborough
Ontario, Canada - $300 RAISED!!! Thanks to everyone who signed
the petition(s), shared the information, and to those who bid!

How to Bid:
This auction is a "silent email auction" that will end Wednesday May 30th (Wolf Lake Wednesday) at midnight (our local time) with the greatest bid as the winner. As a silent auction, all bids will be kept confidential with only the winning bid being announced after the close of the auction.

Send your "silent email bid" to Fiona at or use our email form here: Contact Badger Paddles Remember - this is NOT a contest - this is a charitable auction and payment will be required.

NOTE: Lot to be shipped upon receipt of payment (details to be discussed with auction winner). Only serious bids will be considered. All bids must be in Canadian funds. Remember: Minimum/Reserve Bid = $100.00 Canadian Funds.

Whether you bid or not, PLEASE take the time to sign the petition or take action here: Save Wolf Lake.

And please share this auction far and wide - it is a for a great cause. Remember, the entire lot has been donated by Badger Paddles and therefore 100% of the money raised by this auction will be going to help save Wolf Lake. Thanks for your help and thanks for digging the earth!

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