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Bernie Melanson Award for Lifetime Contributions to Environmental Education 2016

POSTED IN awards / environmental action / outdoor experience

Congratulations to Rhonda Phillips who is the 2016 recipient of the Bernie Melanson Award!  Past SaskOutdoors President, Barry Mitschke nominated and presented Rhonda with the Award at our Annual General Meeting in Lumsden on January 23, 2016. Have a listen to learn more about Bernie Melanson


Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership Award 2016

Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership Award 2016

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Congratulations to Ryan Poelzer, the 2016 receipient of the Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership. SaskOutdoors Board Member and one of Ryan's former teachers, Jeff Moore wrote this nomination: I would like to nominate Ryan Poelzer for the Cydney Weir Award. Ryan is 20 years old


Prairie Sky School Taproot Trip

Prairie Sky School Taproot Trip

During the second week of school, the Taproots class was able to spend 3 days at Lumsden Beach Camp for an orientation and team building experience. We stayed in a cabin, prepared our meals as a group, and sang songs and told stories around the fire. The two nights that we spent at Lumsden Beach


George Vanier School Grade 4/5 Trip to Wanuskewin

George Vanier School Grade 4/5 Trip to Wanuskewin

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Thank you so much SaskOutdoors! Our students had an opportunity to go to Wanuskewin and experience a tipi raising as well as First Nations technology. We learned how First Nations People lived and respected the land. Our day finished off by going on a hike through the beautiful valley.