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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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Friday, April 21 • 9:45am - 11:45am
Maintaining Momentum for the Movement LIMITED
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Texas has seen unprecedented population growth over the past few years. However, the state remains stuck at just 4% public lands for children and families to connect with. Now more than ever, it is necessary to forge partnerships and collaborations to come up with creative, local-based solutions to meet the needs of the the state. Texas Children in Nature has been achieving its goals since 2010 to reach the diverse population of the state through our eight regional collaboratives that service 97 counties, reaching over 3.1 million youth and 7.8 million adults in 2015.

We want to share our successes and challenges to help other state and local movements grow. In this workshop, we would like to share our recent survey results, our newly redrafted strategic plan and regional success stories within our own state movement.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Bristol

Jennifer Bristol

Coordinator, Texas Children In Nature
Jennifer Bristol is the coordinator for the Texas Children in Nature Network, which brings the conservation, health, and education communities together to connect children and families to nature.  She is the former Program Director for Camp Fire Central Texas where she developed... Read More →
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Nancy Herron

Board Member, C&NN and TCiN Board
Nancy Herron is a co-founder of TCiN and a board member of both Texas Children in Nature and the Children and Nature Network. She is co-chairing C&NN's health action strategy with Dr. Stephen Pont. Nancy retired after 23 years at Texas Parks and Wildlife and serving as their Outreach... Read More →


Friday April 21, 2017 9:45am - 11:45am
Oak 2 (2nd Floor)

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