Bob Jickling is Professor Emeritus at Lakehead University. At Lakehead he taught environmental, experiential, and outdoor education and environmental philosophy. He was the founding editor the Canadian Journal of Environmental Education and he co-chaired the 5th World Environmental Education Congress in Montreal. He has also received the North American Association of Environmental Education’s Awards for Outstanding Contributions to: Research (2009) and Global Environmental Education (2001). In 2012, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of contributions to Canada. As a long-time wilderness traveller, much of his inspiration is derived from the landscape of his home in Canada’s Yukon.