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Our 1-day Summit on Connecting to Nature in an Urban World, April 19, features a morning plenary and roundtable sessions followed by interactive workshops and walkshops in the afternoon. Building on the Summit is our Conference, April 20-21, featuring keynotes speakers, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities.

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Wednesday, April 19 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Outdoors: Growing the Movement In and Out of School FULL
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Roundtable sessions focus on strategies for nature connection in urban areas for children, families and communities.

What will make it possible for nature-based learning to go to scale? This roundtable session will explore policies, programs, and advocacy strategies that amplify the need and benefits of children learning outdoors on school grounds and in nearby nature. 

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Bill Kilburn

Program Manager, Back to Nature Network
Bill Kilburn is the leader of the Back to Nature Network, Ontario’s provincial organization representing the international children and nature movement. Among achievements, Bill co-chaired the creation of the Ontario Children’s Outdoor Charter with Ontario’s provincial government... Read More →

Wednesday April 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am PDT
Stanley Salon 1 (2nd Floor)