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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

Director, Texas Children in Nature
Jennifer Bristol is the state director for Texas Children in Nature which connects over 375 organizations with the children in nature movement in Texas. She created award-winning conservation education curriculum and youth development programs for Camp Fire. She served as a natu... Read More →
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Nancy Herron

C&NN Board Member
I am honored to serve on the C&NN Board and with Texas Children in Nature. Newly retired after nearly 23 years at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. I was the Outreach and Education Director. Many years of non-profit work, volunteer management, teaching preschoolers through col... Read More →


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

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