Don Meredith Professional Writing Services

Don's Awards

Don has won the following awards for his writing and photography:

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2016 — 2nd Place, Magazine Column

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
Draining the BatteryAlberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Shimano and Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2014 — 3rd Place, Magazine Feature Article (Other)

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
The Demise of Woodland Caribou in AlbertaAlberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Shimano)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2013 — 2nd Place, Magazine Column

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
WoodcraftAlberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Shimano)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2013 — 3rd Place, Photography

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
Sunrise on IceCanadian Outdoorsman
(award sponsored by Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2012 — 1st Place, Magazine Feature Article (Other)

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"Death in the Woods"Alberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Shimano)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2009 — 2nd Place, Outdoor Book

(shared with co-writer/editor Duane Radford)
Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
Conservation Pride and Passion — Alberta Fish and Game Association
(award sponsored by Shimano)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2008 — 1st Place, Brock McRitchie Memorial Writing Award

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"No Child Inside"Alberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Len McRitchie)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2008 — 2nd Place, Magazine Column

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"No Child Inside"Alberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Shimano)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2006 — 1st Place, Outdoor Book

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
The Search for Grizzly One, iUniverse
(award sponsored by Shimano)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2006 — 1st Place, Magazine Column

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"Bludgeoning Wabamun Lake"Alberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Shimano)

Writer's Digest magazine

2005 — Honorable Mention, Young Adult Books

13th Annual Writer's Digest Int. Self-Published Book Awards
The Search for Grizzly One, iUniverse

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2004 — 2nd Place, Magazine Feature Article (Fishing)

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"A Northern Honey Hole"2003 Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations, Sportscene Publications Inc.
(award sponsored by Alcan)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2003 — 3rd Place, Magazine Column

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"Fiddling while Alberta Burns"Alberta Outdoorsmen
(award sponsored by Alcan)

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2000 — 1st Place, Magazine Column

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"Canned Hunts"Alberta Outdoorsmen

Outdoor Writers of Canada

2000 — 1st Place, Magazine Feature Article (Hunting)

Outdoor Writers of Canada National Communications Awards
"The Morality of the Grizzly Hunt"Alberta Outdoorsmen

Writers Guild of Alberta

1990 Award for Excellence in Children's Literature

Writers Guild of Alberta
Dog Runner, Western Producer Prairie Books