The environment around us – Recognition of our natural surrounding
Conservation - Flora and Fauna and the balance of nature
Art and the Environment – earth energies captured in the medium of art
Intelligence of Nature – Reconnecting with nature and recognition of sacred spaces
Preparedness for natural disasters – Towards an understanding on how to prepare for, and
survive, events such as; hurricanes, earthquakes, storms and volcanic activity.
Safe Outdoor Survival –SOS- Awareness of living with nature and how to manage living from
Alternate green home living – sustainable architecture and natural building. How to construct
your home with natural materials
Food storage and alternate heating and lighting methods
Outdoor survival skills
After many visits to a number of areas in Manitoba, Canada, a few locations have
been short-listed, all of which are between the two large lake of Winnipeg in the East and Manitoba
in the West. Further visits later in 2006 will hopefully designate a particular area and instigate the means of raising capital
to purchase a suitable property.
Basically, two reasons; Geographical location and cost.
Manitoba is located in the centre of Canada
and is mainly prairie, where land is abundant and very inexpensive. In addition, Manitoba
has two large lakes, Lake Manitoba in the West and Lake Winnipeg in the east being the 11th
biggest lake in the world, therefore, supplies of fresh water are in abundance. Whilst the climate is variable, very cold
in winter and very warm in summer, these extremes could be put to an advantage in training scenarios.
In general, Manitoba ranges from 150 metres to 300 metres above
sea level, however, Baldy Mountain is Manitoba’s highest peak, reaching an altitude of 831 metres (2727