Congratulations, Maureen Reed

Be like a tree in pursuit of your cause.

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sunset-370244_1920.jpgCongratulations, Maureen Reed

it has been an enriching experience that Maureen Reed has bestowed advice for the Stewards of the Richard St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area.  Maureen Reed, Professor and Assistant Director, School of Environment and Sustainability, has been honoured with the YWCA Women of Distinction Award.  Altogether, 55 women were chosen for this award from Saskatoon and surrounding area. Susan Carr, general manager of the Prince Albert Model Forest, describes Maureen Reed, “She just has a grace in the way she is able to encourage students and give them very good direction.  She is a person people want to work with, and is a magnet for very good people that want to work for the better good.”

Reed is known on the international stage, for her research work with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO)  biosphere reserves, their governance and sustainability.  Currently, UNESCO has about 300 biosphere reserves across Europe and North America as part of the Man and Biosphere Reserve Programme.

Reed was chosen for the YWCA lifetime achievement award.  In the words of Richard St. Barbe Baker; “Be like a tree in pursuit of your cause.  Stand firm, grip hard, thrust upward.  Bend to the winds of heaven.  And learn tranquility.”

For more information:

About the Biosphere Sustainability Project  University of Waterloo.  2012.Date accessed May 20, 2016.

Dr Maureen Reed Home Page Date accessed May 20, 2016.

International Centre for Northern Governance and Development Date accessed May 20, 2016.
Larson, Scott.  Culture, Science and the Natural World.  Bridges.  Saskatoon Star Phoenix.  Friday May 20, 2016.  pages 4-6.
Maureen Reed’s Progres Lab – Practices of Governance, Resilience, Environmental and Social Sustainability  University of Saskatchewan.  2016.  Date accessed May 20, 2016.

Prof. Maureen Reed To receive Women of Distinction Award for Lifetime Achievement. YWCA.  April 15, 2016  Date accessed May 20, 2016.

SENS professor Maureen Reed recognized for resarch impact University of Saskatchewan.  2016.  Date accessed May 20, 2016.

 

About the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area is located in Saskatoon, SK, CA north of Cedar Villa Road, within city limits, in the furthest south west area of the city.
Wikimapia Map: type in Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Google Maps South West Off Leash area location pin at parking lot
Web page: https://stbarbebaker.wordpress.com
Facebook: StBarbeBaker
Facebook group page : Users of the St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Twitter: StBarbeBaker
July 9, 2016 Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area CLEAN UP Day PAMPHLET

Author: stbarbebaker

This website is about the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area - an urban regional park of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The hosts are the stewards of the afforestation area. The afforestation area received its name in honour of the great humanitarian, Richard St. Barbe Baker. Richard St. Barbe Baker (9 October 1889 – 9 June 1982) was an English forester, environmental activist and author, who contributed greatly to worldwide reforestation efforts. As a leader, he founded an organization, Men of the Trees, still active today, whose many chapters carry out reforestation internationally. {Wikipedia} Email is StBarbeBaker AT yahoo.com to reach the Stewards of the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

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