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Teresa Looy Bio

Teresa is a compost program coordinator at Green Action Centre, which means she gets to say the word “poop” a lot more in an average day    than most people! She hold a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Psychology from The King’s University (Edmonton), and a Master of Natural Resources Management from the […]

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J. Dan McInnis, P.Eng. BIO

Dan McInnis is a proud Manitoban with a keen interest in a broad range of environmental issues. Dan has a diverse background in public policy development, program implementation and operational management. Prior to “retirement” in 2013, Dan was the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for Manitoba’s climate change and environmental protection programs.   He represented Manitoba’s interests […]

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Melissa Turner Bio

Melissa Turner is a self-employed Geographic Information Systems Consultant in Winnipeg, Manitoba. If anyone asks, she just says “I’m a geographer.” Ms. Turner earned a BA in Geography from the University of Manitoba in 2007. Her studies focused on Sustainable Resource Development, Living Rural Communities and Environments, and the Geography of Environmental Changes. For the past […]

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How to Reduce your Water Consumption

If you were tuning into Global News yesterday you might have seen our tips on how to reduce your water consumption. Visit Global News at 6 for access to full story (our Executive Director, Duncan Stokes appears around the 8 minute mark).  Thank you very much to our Water Caucus Program Manager, Candi Bezte for […]

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Got an article for the next Eco-Journal? We’d love to have a look!

It’s almost my first year anniversary as the editor of the Manitoba Eco Network’s Eco-Journal. It is has been an absolute pleasure working with the staff and talented contributors to build four great editions (and counting!).   As I ponder the great fall dilemmas, such as “to rake, or not to rake,” or vacuum up […]

job opportunity – Administrative Assistant, Stantec

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Why you should buy a real Christmas tree

In the beloved television classic A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charlie chooses a natural Christmas tree over an artificial one. Charlie’s choice is heartwarming. It’s also a sounder decision for environmental, health, and economic reasons. Purchasing a natural tree is better for the environment. Natural trees are typically grown for eight to 10 years before being […]

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