Why I love Free Forest School (and you should too!)

January 18, 2018 - 2 minutes read
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Minneapolis, MN. Photo by Merideth Ludwig. Used with permission.

Twin Cities facilitator Tracy Whitney shared her love for Free Forest School with Conservation Minnesota this week.

“The best part of Free Forest School for me is, it’s the easiest part of my week. It might not be easy to get there; we meet all year long, and getting two kids under the age of 4 geared up for Minnesota winter is no joke. But once I’m there I get to slow down, take a deep breath. I don’t need plans or projects or activities, and the kids just get to do what they do best, which is play.”

Tracy has plenty of great reasons why you should love Free Forest School too! Read the full article published on Conservation Minnesota’s website.

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Tracy Whitney loves being outside with her two kids, is an active facilitator of the Free Forest School of the Twin Cities, and has served on the board since July of 2017. She received a degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and her MBA from St. Thomas. After more than a decade spent in the corporate world, including six years spent marketing rock climbing walls, Tracy made the switch to the non-profit world and finds it refreshingly meaningful. She currently works part time for Conservation Minnesota, serving as their Digital Communications Strategist. Tracy lives in the Twin Cities suburbs with her husband Troy, two kids, Claire and Cooper, and dog Fozzie.