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Explorers Circle

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Our Thanks

Arts Commons Presents' distinguished speaker series, National Geographic Live, delivers behind-the-scenes stories, stunning imagery, and gripping footage from world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists, and adventurers.

We are grateful to the following members of Explorers Circle that help bring these intrepid Explorers to Calgary and inspire positive change in the world.

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2023-24 Engagement Sponsors

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Life on Thin Ice by photographer Kiliii Yüyan

Anonymous,
Wild Cats Revealed by National Geographic Fellow Sandesh Kadur

Doug Flaig & Helen Timmons,
T. Rex Rises by paleontologist Dr. Lindsay Zanno

Ken Havard,
Wild Cats Revealed by National Geographic Fellow Sandesh Kadur

Joel Lipkind & Sally Sprague-Lipkind,
From Summit to Sea by filmmaker & photographer Andy Mann 

Jordan & Nyssa Moore,
Life on Thin Ice by photographer Kiliii Yüyan

Prairie Crocus Foundation,
T. Rex Rises by paleontologist Dr. Lindsay Zanno

Trailblazers

Antony, Kathleen & Alexander Deakin
Alex & Aliza Sarian

Explorers

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Maureen Armitage & Shane Matthews
Caroline Barham
Sandra & Simon Barker
Bruce & Susan Bauerfind
Michel Bourque & Bryan Clarke
Cabra Consulting Ltd.
Holly Clark & Jon Handforth
Colleen & Norm Dickson
David, Roxanne & Lochlan Dunlop
Greg Epton & Greg Robertson
Mark and Darlene Garner
Derrick Finney
Barb Gosling & Derek Small
Lara King
Beverly & Gavin Matthews
Brian Mills & Susan Tyrrell
James & Janice Morton
Leona Moser, Steve Gietz, and Claire & Owen Farrow
Dr. Jeremy Quickfall​
Don Surphlis & Peggy Smigarowski
Joyce Warren, Vanessa Arrate & August Marks 
David & Jennifer Wells

Associate Explorers

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Karin Coles
Dennis & Cheryl Cornelson
Barry Crean
Paul English & Marion Woodman
Brenda Fick
Chris & Melissa Hannam
Michaela Jeffery
Tasha Komery
Leslie Lawrence
Andrew Petti
Sharon Thomas
Kevin Treptau & Tracy Brenner
Meaghan Underhill
Pam Whaley
Williams Matthew Family

Friends

Sharon Baker
Randy Bignell
Tom Blakemore
Marlene Cole
Emily Eng
Rebecca Gardner
Richard Haley
Hilda Kinakin
Jennifer Koppe
Ayn Loeppky
Christina Mattern
Jodi Marshall
Myrna Michieli 
Ms. T. Sawatzky
Shannon Stevenson
Moira Thom
Sabrina Thornton
David Winter

“My parents and I believe it’s important to support education and help students that might not have a chance. I’m really happy to know that other kids will now have the same opportunity as me, to see such exciting Explorers as Astrobiologist Kevin Hand.”


~ Alexander Deakin, Trailblazer Member