Gold Star Town of Leader, Saskatchewan

Prairie Rattlesnake
Western Meadow Lark
With Prickly Pear Cactus

Meadow Lark/Snake/Cactus 
        © September 2000 David YanciwMeadow Lark © September 2000 Samson Yee
Designer: Ralph Berg (Cabri, SK)

Built: 1995

Dimensions:
Unknown

Construction Materials:
Fibreglass

Location:
South side of First Avenue at Main Street

Reason for Building:

Tourist Attraction, created for Leader and District Tourism.

Additional Information:

Species depicted are unique to SW Saskatchewan and the Leader Area.

Here is another photo, this time provided by Kristi Baxter:
Meadow Lark/Snake/Cactus - Kristi Baxter

The Town of Leader also features three other monuments by Ralph Berg:

Mule Deer
Mule Deer
Burrowing Owls
Burrowing Owls
Ord's Kangaroo Rats
Ord's Kangaroo Rats

The Town also features four other monuments:

Woodpecker Sign
Redheaded Woodpecker
Old and New
Man and Child (Old and New)
Ferruginous Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Sturgeon
Sturgeon

Ralph also created the Prehistoric Bison in St. Louis, SK, the Deer in Biggar, SK, the Antelope and Goose in Cabri, SK, the Pronghorn Antelope in Cereal, AB, Snow Goose in Dunrea, MB, Gilbert the Golf Ball in Gilbert Plains, MB, Bunnock in Macklin, SK Canvas-Backed Duck in Minnedosa, MB, the Elk in Onanole, MB, Ox in Paradise Hill, SK, the Northwest Mounted Policeman in Redvers, SK, and the White Bear in White Bear, SK.

Information Source: Leader & District Tourism Committee and Melanie Hnetka

Picture Source: Samson Yee, DMY , and Kristi Baxter

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Created By DMY on August 18, 1999
Last Updated: July 28, 2004