Here you will find information about the various people who write for Gamiing Nature Notes. We are currently looking for new blog writers that can contribute with content. So, if you would like to share something and see your post published in our blog, please let us know!

Mieke Schipper Mieke is Gamiing’s founder and currently volunteers as our Executive Director. Mieke purchased the Gamiing property as a refuse farm and implemented a plan to rehabilitate and replant the property. She placed the property in a land trust so that the public could enjoy the natural habitat in perpetuity, no matter who owned the property.  In fact, this was the first gift to the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy, helping to launch the organization.  Mieke then helped establish Gamiing Nature Centre as a separate, charitable organization with a Board of Directors to guide the activities on the property.

Pooja Mishra: Pooja is a writer, PhD scholar Pooja Mishraand communications media professional with
over five years of experience in print and electronic media. She has a Master of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from India. Many of her articles and research papers have been published in different magazines and research journals. She has anchored many stage shows and has served as a voice over artist in documentaries. She is also trained in Kathak, a classical Indian dance form. She is based out of Toronto (Canada) and can be contacted at

HannahHannah Gartner: Hannah has her BA in Sociology and has concentrated her studies on the intersection of the natural world and our human societies. She has had the opportunity to work on research that deals with green gentrification and environmental justice in Massachusetts, the use of citizen science to monitor the health impacts of hydraulic fracturing, and the varying ways in which people connect to nature. Hannah hopes to build her career within this area. She is also very interested in the natural sciences and ecology. She lives in beautiful Frisco, CO, where she spends her free time identifying plants and animals, hiking, rock climbing, and snowboarding.

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