Category Archives: General

The Power of Networking

Position yourself as a center of influence – the one who knows the movers and shakers. People will respond to that, and you’ll soon become what you project. Bob Burg If you are new, you won’t know that Manitoba Nature … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee- Part 9

Meet Michele Henderson: “Why do I have to come in when the lights go on?” Why can’t I eat outside?” These were common questions asked by Michele when growing up and playing in the empty lot across the street or … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee- Part 8

Meet Sigrid Quinn. Sigrid is one of the “newbies” here on the Nature Summit Organizing Committee. We are excited to have her join the group! Sigrid works for Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care as a Financial Analyst.  Starts her day … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee- Part 7

Meet Maddi Kettner. Madeleine is an educator with a passion for taking children outdoors. She has worked as a nature interpreter at Fort Whyte Alive, Redwood National Park, and Whiteshell Provincial Park. She has also taught Outdoor Education at Foothill … Continue reading

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Workshops- Seed Paper Making and Outdoor Nature Hike

Deanna Kazina has worked with Bridging The Gap, since 2007 as an interpreter and is presently the Program Manager. She has spent many years working with children from Winnipeg’s core neighbourhoods teaching gardening and environmental issues. She holds a deep passion for … Continue reading

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Get outside and do a Jane’s Walk

image from JaneJacobs.biography It is futile to try to evade the issue of unsafe city streets by attempting to make some other features of a locality, say interior courtyards, or sheltered play spaces, safe instead. By definition again, the streets … Continue reading

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Springtime Inspiration

I just spent the day at ‘Gardening Saturday’ and now I’m itching to start digging in the mud.  The weather is fabulous so hopefully you’ll be spending some time outdoors.  If you can’t get out then spend some time checking … Continue reading

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