UPSA honors Demboski as ‘Outstanding Conservationist’
LANSING — The Upper Peninsula Sportsmen’s Alliance has honored past president Anton “Tony” Demboski of Quinnesec as the group’s 2020 “Outstanding Conservationist.”
The award was presented Feb. 15 at a quarterly UPSA meeting at the United Sportsmen Inc. club, located at W7689 Sportsmen’s Club Road in Iron Mountain.
“Through his important work in this group and elsewhere, Tony Demboski has repeatedly demonstrated his caring, concern and willingness to act on behalf of conservation issues,” said Dave Johnson, UPSA president in a press release. “Demboski is a shining example of an ‘Outstanding Conservationist.’”
Originally from Iron River, Demboski has held membership in numerous outdoor recreation-focused organizations, including U.P. Whitetails of Dickinson County. As a UPSA member, and past president for seven years, Demboski was at the forefront of efforts to battle chronic wasting disease in the region.