The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador paid tribute to Melvin Green at their Annual Conference on Saturday, September 6th in Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove. Melvin Green has dedicated the past 18 years of his life to ensure that the traditional wooden boat and the skills and knowledge of the men that built them would be preserved, safeguarded and exhibited for generations to come.
Melvin was recognized as a "Founding Father" and received the Museum's 3rd Honorary Life Membership.
Melvin was further recognized with an Award of Merit presented by Museums Association of Newfoundland and Labrador on October 18, 2014. The Award of Merit recognizes significant contributions to the practice of museum and heritage work in Newfoundland and Labrador.
** All music and recitations were written and performed by Melvin Green and are available on his debut album "Ireland's Eye" released in 2014. A portion of the proceeds helps fund WBMNL programs and initiatives. To purchase a copy, contact Beverley at the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador at firstname.lastname@example.org or 709-583-2070.