Village of Andrew, Alberta

Mallard Duck

Mallard Duck © 1998 David YanciwMallard Duck - Mrs. Perkins
Designer: Unknown

When Built: 1992

Dimensions:
Wingspan: 23 Feet (7.2 Metres)
Weight: 1 tonne

Construction Materials:
Fibreglass?

Location:
SE corner of Highways 855 and 45 in the Lions Club Park.

Reason for Building:

The Mallard was built to commemorate the wetland areas (Whitford Lake) in the district. This area is a popular breeding ground for mallards.

Additional Information:

The Village of Andrew recieved a tourism grant to construct it from the Alberta Government. It was built by the local Lions Club.

Information Source: Finlayson, Dave "Vulcan's Salute to Trekkies Beams in Tourists From Afar" Edmonton Journal April 24, 1999, "dsign" and Kalyna Country 2002 Visitor's & Events Guide

Picture Source: DMY and Doug Perkin's Mom

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Created By DMY on September 26, 1998
Last Updated: October 16, 2002