Originally hailing from the semi-desert region of Los Angeles, California, Bracha loves exploring and learning about the outdoors through play, observation, and reading. She enjoys the intense drama of the Canadian seasons, but also appreciates that her adventures have taken her through the various biomes of mountains, deserts, forests, and even some marshes! She first joined Pine in Summer 2018 and returns this year to relish in the full glory of supporting nature based education. Her passion for plants has led her to work and volunteer in gardens across America, complete an Herbal Apprenticeship at Siskiyou Mountain Herbs, and pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from OCAD University, where she specialized in an interdisciplinary program focussing on the relationship between art and the environment. She brings years of experience working with children as a mentor and educator. She particularly enjoys sharing a love of the environment, crafting, and sensory awareness.