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Trivia Night May 13th, 2017

Join us for a  fun night of teambuilding and Trivia on May 13th, 2017 as a fundraiser for Manitoba Nature Summit events. It will be held at the St.James Legion (1755 Portage Ave) ( Don’t be confused by the other Legion that … Continue reading

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6 Things To Do To Promote Your Child’s Outdoor Education

Transitioning into a new school year is a big adjustment for kids of all ages. New lessons and routines await but, that doesn’t have to mean the end of outdoor time for your children. Schools across Manitoba are incorporating outdoor … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Garden with your Children 4

1. Nutrition 2. Gardner in the Garden 3. Loving the Natural Environment 4.)Increased Sensory Experiences 5.) Food Security 6.) Wonder and Discovery 7.) Establish Nature Routines 8.) Emergent Learning 9.) Community 10.) Hard Work Builds Character 4.)Increased Sensory Experiences “We … 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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Workshop- Garden Problem Solving

Bad Soil? Vandalism? No space? Stinky compost bin worries? After this workshop you may be surprised by your ability to garden almost anywhere and solve some common problems! By being a little more prepared for the unexpected and learning some … 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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Workshops- Geocaching with School Age Children

  You may recognize Suzanne from a post about geocaching on the Manitoba Nature Summit website last year. I wrote a small piece about a geocaching project she was doing with her school-age children that has inspired the staff at … Continue reading

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Workshop-Get Them Hooked. Introduction to aquatic ecosystems & habitats through fishing

The workshop will be comprised of hands-on lessons from CWF’s Fishways educational program and MWF’s angling programs. These lessons will teach educators specific activities to engage youth in the discovery of aquatic habitat and species. Lessons will include Fishways activities … 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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Workshops- Early Morning Yoga

Erin Greene has been working with children, teaching dance classes, for almost ten years. Her passion for people and cultures guided her to complete her B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University in 2008. In 2011, she completed her … Continue reading

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