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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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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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Workshops- Reflections on Norwegian Early Childhood Education and Care

Meet Stephanie De Sousa she is an early childhood educator, from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Formally trained as an architect, she soon realized her passions lay in education- more specifically nature education. She has studied ECEC in New Zealand, where she … Continue reading

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Keynotes: Manitoba Nature Summit 2012

Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. is pleased to announce that we have confirmed two amazing keynote speakers for the 2012 Nature Summit this September 14 and 15th!!! We are very excited to hear from these two inspiring women and we hope … Continue reading

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News- Reel Green Film Festival

It’s that time of year again… our friends at the Manitoba Eco-Network will be presenting the Reel Green Film Festival February 3 and 4th at the WECC (Friday) and U of W (Saturday). The Manitoba Nature Summit Inc. will be … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Reasons to Garden with your Children-2

This is the second post in the series: The Top Ten Reasons to Garden with your Children We should spend less time ranking children and more time helping them to identify their natural competencies and gifts and cultivate these. There … Continue reading

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Creating the Connection

I attended the 2010 Nature Summit which was intended to allow “educators to immerse themselves in nature and rediscover their own sense of wonder”. What were some of my childhood nature experiences? I remember the first time I saw a … 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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Advanced Treasure Hunting

I’ve never hunted for a geo-cache. But I have friends and colleagues who do and descriptions of it sound like the perfect activity to do with children. I’m definitely putting it on my to-do list for this year. I also … Continue reading

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Manitoba Reggio-Inspired Coalition of Educators Networking Meeting

Manitoba Reggio-Inspired Coalition of Educators (MB RICE)  You are invited to join us for the first networking meeting of the 2011-2012 year! Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011  Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

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