The Waters that Bind Us: Stories of Expeditions, Education, and Earthly Enjoyment

The Waters that Bind Us: Stories of Expeditions, Education, and Earthly Enjoyment

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Date(s) - 22/Apr/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Waters that Bind Us: Stories of Expeditions, Education, and Earthly Enjoyment

In the summer of 2018, 18-year-old expedition sea kayaker Alex Martin successfully completed the first solo circumnavigation of Lake Winnipeg, over 1,750 kms in total. In partnership with the Lake Winnipeg Foundation, Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO World Heritage Site, and CPAWS – Manitoba Chapter, Alex’s on-going dedication to water stewardship have focused on the community responsibility of water stewardship. Hear about his experience using outdoor adventure to foster nature connectedness among youth. Alex Martin is an urban forestry student in the UBC Faculty of Forestry and received one of the $100 bursaries awarded in 2020 to Nature Vancouver scholarship applicants (funds available thanks to a very generous donation by member John Coope).

This presentation will be aired via Zoom Video Conferencing. On the Monday preceding the event, Nature Vancouver members will receive the Zoom link in the weekly e-News. To join the talk on Thursday, click on that link after 7:15 pm. The talk will begin at 7:30 pm.  Non-members are welcome and should Email laura@NatureVancouver.ca well in advance to register for the link.

 

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