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Your support is making environmental education possible.

Posted on January 5, 2023

There’s something special about learning in nature.

After spending weeks in class learning about the natural world, students come to FortWhyte to see their learning come alive.

Students walking through trees on snowshoes.

They see the frosty trees and animal tracks in the snow, listen to the music of the birds singing overhead, experience the rush as they learn to survive in the wild – and learn how animals do the same. At the turn of the seasons, they’ll see the growth in the trees, and plants winding along the trails.

When they stop at the Climate Action Lab in the Richardson Interpretive Centre this spring, they’ll see collaboration in action when they watch the bees work together to make something sweet.

These year-round experiences are invaluable in a child's development of a lifelong relationship with nature, and we're so happy you've joined us with your kind support!

Your donations make hands-on environmental education like this possible, and thanks to you we’ve exceeded our $100,000 goal to a buzz-worthy grand total of…

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Thanks to your generosity, over 6,125 Manitoban students can access time in nature at FortWhyte Alive!

Your support is integral to our efforts in raising the next generation of climate leaders.

Thank you to everyone who donated and thank you to Vickar Automotive Group for helping us kick off this campaign with their generous matching gift on Giving Tuesday.

Group of kids learning to snowshoe.