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Wildlife and Disease Association at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine Report

Wildlife and Disease Association at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine Report

The Wildlife and Disease Association at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine focuses primarily on educating students about the opportunities in wildlife health fields, connecting students to mentors in wildlife health professions and enhancing the skills of our students through lectures,


Dr Hanna Final Report

We ran a 3 day 2 night outdoor school for our grade 7/8 students. Students experienced hands on learning activities in an outdoor setting; canoeing, swimming, hiking, oral storytelling, traditional and modern field games, and ecological principles. Our second camp was a great success. We found our


Wild Sky Adventure Learning Final Report

Wild Sky Adventure Learning Final Report

The Saskatchewan Boreal Forest Learning Centre (now known as Wild Sky Adventure Learning) was proud to offer indoor and outdoor activities at the 4th annual Fire & Ice Winter Festival at Ness Creek on March 2nd. The weather wasn't favourable - it was -25 with a windchill, but nevertheless, both


Snowlandia

Snowlandia

I wanted to let you know about my experience at the recent wildernook Snowlandia girls camp. I really enjoyed being able to experience outdoor winter activities. I think the camp is a great idea to show people how to enjoy winter outside. There were a lot of challenges but once we learned how to


Call for Submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Of Land & Living Skies: a Community JournaL on Place, Land, and Learning is seeking submissions for its next issue, themed: Action on Climate Change Through Education To be published: May 2019         Submissions deadline: March 1, 2019 Of


Letter to Minister Morgan

Letter to Minister Morgan

December 7, 2018 SaskOutdoors RR1 Box 59 Lumsden, SK S0G 3C0 Honourable Don Morgan Room 355, Legislative Building 2405 Legislative Drive Regina, SK S4S 0B3 Honourable Morgan, SaskOutdoors imagines a province where every person can experience a deep connection with nature, where people play


SaskOutdoors is turning 50 in 2019!

SaskOutdoors is turning 50 in 2019!

SaskOutdoors is turning 50 in 2019!  One of the ways we are going to celebrate is by recogning 50 Outstanding Outdoor and Environmental Educators in Saskatchewan throughout the year!   Nominate yourself, Nominate a friend, Nominate a collegue! All you need for a nomination is a


SaskOutdoors 2018 Cydney Weir Award Winner

SaskOutdoors 2018 Cydney Weir Award Winner

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The 2017 Winner of the Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership is Mary Grace Hardy. Mary Grace has loved the outdoors since she was a small child. For the past 5 years, she has attended Saint John Bosco Wilderness Camp in northern Saskatchewan. At Bosco, she learned wilderness skills


SaskOutdoors 2017 Melanson Award Winner

SaskOutdoors 2017 Melanson Award Winner

Photo (left to right): Christine Thompson, General Manager, SaskOutdoors and Lori Johnson, Award Winner SaskOutdoors was thrilled to present the 2017 Melanson Award to Lori Johnson, the Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre’s Owl Coordinator in recognition of her tremendous


Volunteer Opportunity: Board Treasurer

Do you like numbers... and the outdoors? The SaskOutdoors Board of Directors is seeking to a Treasurer. The Treasurer is a key member of the SaskOutdoors team, a passionate and committed group of people who are committed to nature and the outdoors. The Treasurer works closely with the General


SaskOutdoors Youth Environmental Leadership Winner for 2017

SaskOutdoors Youth Environmental Leadership Winner for 2017

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The Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership was established in 2014 to honor Cydney, a passionate environmental leader who was active in Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, and Rangers, as well as Trek School, the Sheldon Collegiate Outdoor Club, and was enrolled in Environmental Sciences


Winner of the 2016 Melanson Award

Winner of the 2016 Melanson Award

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Winner of the 2016 Bernie Melanson Lifetime Contributions to Environmental Education Award In the above photo from left to right: Rod Figueroa (SaskOutdoors Past-President), Deborah Gibson-Dingwall (Award Nominator), Jim Taylor (Award Winner), Leah Japp (SaskOutdoors General