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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 • 8:15am - 9:15am
Plenary - Young Leaders: Inspiration to Action
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José González

Founder- Executive Director Emeritus, Blue Sky Program Committee
José G. González is an experienced educator in the arts, education, conservation, and the environment as a K-12 public education teacher, environmental education advisor, outdoor education instructor and coordinator, and university adjunct faculty. He received his B.A at the University... Read More →

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Kelsey Leonard

Natural Resources Committee, Shinnecock Indian Nation
Kelsey Leonard serves on behalf of the Shinnecock Indian Nation as Tribal Co-Lead for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body. She also sits on the Natural Resources Committee for the Shinnecock Indian Nation leading tribal ocean protection efforts. Kelsey has previously worked for... Read More →
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Chloe Dragon Smith

Connecting a New Generation with Nature, Canadian Parks Council
Chloe Dragon Smith is a young Metis woman from the small northern city of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Her nature-filled upbringing shaped her values today. Today, Chloe holds a degree in Earth Science from the University of Victoria. While educated in Science, she is keenly... Read More →
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Sarah Walker

Executive Director, Come Alive Outside

Friday April 21, 2017 8:15am - 9:15am PDT
Bayshore Grand Ballroom