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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 – our Committee Co-Chair. Madeleine Baisburd is a teacher with a passion for getting kids outdoors.  She teaches upper elementary school in Seven Oaks School Divison, a career she came to after a background working in the outdoor … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee – Part 6

Meet Jamie Snydal! Affectionately known as Martha amongst committee members because not only is she always beyond organized in her projects but she also makes them look pretty and brings dainties to boot. Here’s what Jamie writes for herself: Hello … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee part 5

Hi. I’m Corine Anderson. I grew up in rural Saskatchewan and spent the bulk of my childhood building tree forts, collecting bugs and eating random berries from the forest. So when I first started working in School Age Care in … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee – Part 4

Meet Cheryl Tremblay.   Cheryl has been a family childcare provider since 1997 but in 2007 she began to focus on a nature based curriculum.  She spends as much time as possible outdoors with the children – hiking, gardening and … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee – Part 3

Meet Kristi Fitzgerald. Kristi is an ECE III and is the Site Supervisor at St. Matthews Kids Korner – Infant & Preschool Site. She enjoys the sometimes challenging task of finding grass and green space for children living in urban … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee – part 2

Meet Mavis Lewis-Webber! Mavis is committed to the idea of getting all children outdoors in  nature and seeks whatever opportunity presents itself to address this  goal. As the treasurer Mavis has been involved since the inception of  the Manitoba Nature … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee – part 1

Meet Ruth Lindsey-Armstrong. Although she will deny it vehemently she is the fearless leader- aka Chairperson of the Nature Summit. While there were a number of us all thinking the same things at the time, she was the one who … Continue reading

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