New Denver, British Columbia
|Died||July 1, 2007
Silverton, British Columbia
|Known for||Founded Valhalla Wilderness Society|
McCrory funded her campaign at first through a small clothing store in New Denver. However, a three year boycott by loggers forced her out of business in 1985 and forced her deep into debt.
She was awarded the Governor-General's Conservation Award in 1983 and the IUCN's Fred M. Packard International Parks Merit Award in 1988. In 1992, she was named to the United Nations' Global 500 Roll of Honour and awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize.
She ran as a candidate for the Green Party in the 2001 British Columbia provincial elections.
McCrory's efforts helped lead to the creation of:
- Valhalla Provincial Park in the Kootenay region of British Columbia 
- Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site in the Queen Charlotte Islands
- Goat Range Provincial Park in the Selkirk Mountains
- Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary and the Spirit Bear Conservancy in the Great Bear Rainforest on the central coast of British Columbia
- Connelly, Joel (5 July 2007). "She stood up, and made parks happen". Seattle PI Blogs. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
- Hume, Mark (24 February 1987). "Valhalla victors battle on". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
- Canadian Press via CANOE "Environmentalist Colleen McCrory dead at 57" July 3, 2007
- Toufexis, Anastasia (27 April 1992). "Endangered Species No, not owls or elephants. Humans who fight to save the planet are putting their lives on the line.". Time Magazine. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
- Prominent B.C. eco warrior dies at 57, CBC British Columbia
- Heroes for the Planet, Time
- Entry from Canadian Who's Who
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