Nathan is a Masters graduate from McMaster University researching solar cell technologies. His travels have taken him to the UK, Mexico and several countries in South America. Nathan enjoys many outdoor activities including skiing, white-water kayaking, canoeing, running and swimming. Among other things, Nathan is continually involved in gaining experience in wilderness edible plants, fire starting and backyard astronomy. Nathan is a graduate of the Wilderness Experience Certificate Programme at Loyalist College, Bancroft Campus.