The weekend is here! If you’re in need of some inspiration or extra knowledge, take a few moments to browse the five links we have found from around the web:

Australian Outdoor Educator Beau Miles created a beautiful wooden canoe paddle from scrap junk wood he found on his walk to work. Check out how you could also do this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqZJ01sNQuw

Is the search of an epic photo for ‘the gram’ putting people in situations they have not properly prepared for? Have a read of this interesting article exploring this
https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/369293/outdoor-adventures-are-bigger-than-they-look-on-social-media?fbclid=IwAR0514Kf6kaXg2zublS_CVSINWCREuIUnNK-xIWhpOVM0iP0XFmNLBAtTf0

We are all told about the importance of layering with the correct clothing. This article breaks down why we do this and explains the benefits of the different materials. From a summer day trip to climbing Everest and everything in between
https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/expert-advice/how-to-layer-clothing-for-each-season?fbclid=IwAR1VB87pZEV5G1XWxdf3869Ggkyq_iFGBp7oFCfZ7A9Q0VMCn5GddclfT3o

Sash Nukada has been in the outdoor industry for 27 years and is one of the kindest and most humble people around. He has finally been honoured in a fitting way for all the hard work and dedication he has shown to our industry and others. He explains the importance for teenagers to get into the outdoors.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/116747465/timaru-educator-sash-nukada-receives-major-outdoor-education-award?fbclid=IwAR3cGDiNx1TO59twiaX9HzMOXjtjWQjCMwvgO-L4r2jaqtLLad7CKSBKlXw

Have you ever wanted to learn more about VHF radios, navigation skills, bird identification and animal ecology to name a few. Follow this link to see the different FREE online courses you can take to increase your knowledge from the comfort of your home, school or office.
https://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/training/online-courses/?fbclid=IwAR05pkElqtoFOI_ufNIBC4vYUMDzL5rmMpvrfHfDlBi5XvV1M2S3mayl8WY

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