Photograph

Photograph

I have been the lucky recipient of several vintage film cameras in my life (my favourites are my mother's Ricoh KR-5 Super and my grandmother's Olympus OM-1). Although I did have my own film camera as a girl, my love for more elaborate vintage cameras has grown. I have been shooting strictly in manual mode [...]

Secondhand Cleaning Care

Secondhand Cleaning Care

It is officially Secondhand September! Buying items secondhand is more sustainable than buying new. This month I challenge you to try to buy any items you might need secondhand! I have been purchasing secondhand clothing for years now without any issue and I have previously discussed secondhand clothing purchases in detail here. Today I thought [...]

Convocation

Convocation

Over the past five years I have been working towards my degree which focused on researching and studying the environment in a holistic and comprehensive manner. I have focused on soil genesis, plant ecology, plant and soil identification, assessing environmental impact, Indigenous studies, anthropology, environmental soil science, sustainable plant and soil management, forest ecology, terrestrial [...]

Sustainable Events

Sustainable Events

Hosting events and parties is exciting, however it can also be overwhelming and unsustainable. Nevertheless, there are ways to make your gatherings more sustainable - it's actually not as difficult as you may think! I have been putting together quite a few events this Spring and I am proud to say that I have been [...]

Sustainability & Wildlife

Sustainability & Wildlife

With being an environmentalist and striving to live a more sustainable lifestyle, I wondered if there were any organizations that exist in Saskatoon which focus on sustainability or the environment. I just completed my fourth year in Renewable Resource Management at the University of Saskatchewan and I am working towards completing a soil science minor [...]