Yukon Dan, a longtime fixture at South Delta festivals and a former Tsawwassen resident, has been honoured with the Gold Pan Award by the Association for Mineral Exploration for exceptional meritorious service to the mineral exploration community.
Dan Moore has been doing outreach throughout B.C. for more than two decades. He builds awareness and educates the public about prospecting and exploring for gold in B.C. while communicating about the importance of minerals in our daily lives.
Through his many public engagements, Yukon Dan gives people of all ages an opportunity to try, first-hand, to discover gold in a pile of dirt through gold panning.
With over 20 years of service, impacting over 5,000 students each year and widespread public engagement at schools, conferences, field trips and events, Yukon Dan has contributed significantly to the industry.