© 2020 by Jennifer Pate

GREAT LAKES

connecting the dots

After returning from her Atlantic crossing and setting up Windmill Lake, Jen felt inspired to connect the dots between the two - focusing on the Great Lakes.

Understanding all waterways are connected and that what we do where we live effects somewhere else at a future point in time, she and her friend Shaun started an initiative called Love Your Greats - to inspire connection and real change for the health of the Great Lakes.

Since 2015, they have been running education days for all ages, raising awareness and funding for Great Lakes environmental protection and led the world's largest simultaneous sampling for microplastics in history in 2016 with over 1,000 people and 50 partners involved in both Canada and the USA.