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Top 20 Reasons to Attend the 2014 Manitoba Nature Summit

1.) To network with some truly amazing people. 2.) To re-discover wonder. 3.) Because when else can you attend a conference and not have to iron anything? 4.) You want a world that values play and children who appreciate nature. … Continue reading

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City Kids in a City Forest – Day 3

Part 4 of a series of posts that share how one Early Childhood Educator and her colleagues bring some of the children in their care to Assiniboine Forest once a week for 6 weeks to offer them an experience with Forest School principles in … Continue reading

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City Kids in a City Forest- Day 2

Part 3 of a series of posts that share how one Early Childhood Educator and her colleagues bring some of the children in their care to Assiniboine Forest once a week for 6 weeks to offer them an experience with Forest School principles in … Continue reading

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2014 Manitoba Nature Summit Request for Proposals!

Hello! The Manitoba Nature Summit would like to invite you to send us your workshop proposals for the 2014 Nature Summit. It will be held September 12, 13 & 14th at Camp Manitou (850 Green Oaks Lane, Headingly, MB). Our … Continue reading

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Workshops- The Outdoor Classroom

Workshop description: See how your ‘classroom’ moves with you as you explore outside! We believe each student (and educator) has the right to regular outdoor education, across the curriculum. This workshop is if those who regularly teach indoors, such as … Continue reading

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Workshop- Let’s Go Geocaching!

The presenter of this workshop is Tabitha Martens. She is the Aboriginal Programming Coordinator for Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is an award-winning wetland education centre. Its mission is to foster public awareness and … Continue reading

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May 1st is International Guerrilla Gardening Day

Did you know that May 1st is International Guerilla Gardening Day? Wikipedia defines Guerilla Gardening as ” gardening on land that the gardeners do not have legal right to use, often an abandoned site or area not cared for by … Continue reading

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