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Monica Nissen (Member since 2005-09-24)
|Job Title: Education Program Manager||Organization: Wildsight|
|City: Nelson||Province: British Columbia|
Monica has served as Wildsight’s Education Program Manager since 2007, overseeing the development and delivery of environmental education programs throughout the Columbia Basin. Wildsight’s ‘Education in the Wild’ programs offer school-based field trips giving kids a chance to connect with nature and develop environmental stewardship. Monica’s hope is that generations to come can still enjoy wild places, and that we can all learn to live with smaller footprints on the Earth.
Monica is an avid outdoors person, and brings a wealth of experience from instructing at Outward Bound , to ski and hiking guiding. She has her Avalanche Level 2 Technician certification from the Canadian Avalanche Association, and is an Avalanche Skills Training (AST) instructor.
Read about Monica’s Wild Voices for Kids programs Beyond Recycling, and Classroom with Outdoors programs: Magic of Nature, Web of Life, Diversity of Life and Nature’s Services, Lessons from Nature, and Know the Snow.